Republic FC Academy Forward Rafael Jauregui Called Up to U.S. Under-15 Boys' National Team
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Sacramento Republic FC Academy forward Rafael Jauregui has been called up to the U.S. Under-15 Boys' National Team (BNT), the club announced today. Jauregui will represent the U.S. as they compete in the 2019 Concacaf U-15 Boys' Championship at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. from Aug. 4-11.
A native of Rancho Cordova, Jauregui currently plays in Republic FC's U-15 Academy team and is the fourth player from the club's academy to be called up to a U.S. Youth National Team program this year. The 14-year-old forward, who was also called up to the U-15 BNT last year, recently featured in Republic FC's international friendly against Club America U-20 that saw them defeat their Mexican rivals 2-0.
This will be the second time the U.S. U-15 Boys' National Team plays in the Concacaf U-15 Championship following the 2017 edition where they finished second. Drawn into Group B, the U.S. will face Haiti on Aug. 4 at 9 a.m., Guatemala on Aug. 5 at 9 a.m. and Suriname on Aug. 7 at 11 a.m. in the group stage. The U.S.'s games will be streamed by Concacaf and will be open to the public.
More information on the tournament, along with the full U.S. U-15 BNT roster, is available via U.S. Soccer's official press release.
Republic FC are on the road this week as they take on Orange County SC on Saturday, July 27. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. and the match will be broadcast live on KQCA My 58, Estrella TV Sacramento and ESPN+.
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