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2019 id2 NSIT

 The 2019 id2 National Selection International Tour traveled to Belgium and France, March 29-April 9. This year marked the first international tour to those European countries and was highlighted by four friendly matches, including KRC Genk and PSG.

This id2 National Selection International Tour was the final programming element of the id2 Program cycle targeting boys born in 2005. This annual trip is organized through strong support from Nike, as well as Premier International Tours.



Date: Opponent: Location: Result:
April 2 at 6 p.m. KV Mechelen 2005s ODTH Youth Academy (Mechelen, Belgium) 6-2 (W)
April 4 at 11 a.m. KRC Genk 2005s KRC Genk Complex (Genk, Belgium) 4-1 (L)
April 6 at 10:30 a.m. PSG 2005s Camp des Loges / Stade Municipal Georges Lefèvre (St Germain en Laye, France) 3-1 (L)
April 8 at 11:30 a.m. Reims 2005s Centre de Vie Raymond Kopa (Bétheny, France) 3-0 (W)

*All times listed are local time


Number: Name: Position: Hometown: Club: Birth Year:
8 Braxton Arpachinda M / F Sterling Heights, Mich. Nationals 2005
10 Mataeo Bunbury F Prior Lake, Minn. Minneapolis United SC 2005
9 Sebastian Carbajal F Napa, Calif. Napa United 1839 Academy 2005
7 Anthony Castor M / F Kansas City, Kan. Soccer Nation KC Academy 2005
3 Haroun Conteh D Glendale, Ariz. Phoenix Rising FC 2005
17 Stevie Davis M Doylestown, Pa. Philadelphia Ukrainian Nationals 2005
16 Dominic Dubon F Sparrows Point, Md. Philadelphia Union Youth 2005
11 Daniel Farberov F Summit, N.J. STA 2005
18 Gregory “Dan” Jackson M Honolulu, Hawaii FC Hawaii 2005
4 Alexander Lopez Hernandez D Mesa, Ariz. Phoenix Rising FC 2005
5 William Lulka D New York, N.Y. Manhattan SC 2005
15 Brooklyn Raines M Oak Lawn, Ill. Barca Academy (Ariz.) 2005
14 Matthew Robinson M Floral Park, N.Y. Barca Academy New York 2005
1 Noah Thomas GK Dublin, Ohio Ohio Premier SC 2005
12 Ruwan Thoumoung D Wolfsburg, Germany VfL Wolfsburg 2005
6 Joel Torbic M State College, Pa. Allegheny Force FC 2005
2 Gino Valenti D Pittsboro, N.C. Wake FC 2005
00 Joey Yakim GK Bel Air, Md. FC USA Maryland 2006

Coaching Staff

Role: Name: Hometown:
Head of Delegation Eddie Henderson Issaquah, Wash.
Head Coach Gerry McKeown Summit, N.J.
Assistant Coach Ian Mork Sebastopol, Calif.
Goalkeeper Coach Tyler Stakiwicz Nutley, N.J.
US Club Soccer – VP, Competitions Leo Garcia Mount Pleasant, S.C.
US Club Soccer – VP, Operations Greg Hutton Mount Pleasant, S.C.
US Club Soccer – Director of Communications Tyler Heffernan Johns Island, S.C.
Athletic Trainer Chris Young Annandale, Va.
Videographer Taylor Kruse Columbus, Ohio

2019 id2 National Selection news

VIDEO: 2019 id2 National Selection International Tour concludes journey to Belgium, France

By 04/10/2019, 4:00pm EDT

VIDEO: 2019 id2 National Selection team tours Belgium, splits two games

By 04/05/2019, 3:15am EDT

VIDEO: 2019 id2 National Selection team arrives in Belgium after domestic camp in NJ

By 04/02/2019, 6:00am EDT

Keeping up with the 2019 id2 National Selection International Tour to Belgium & France

By 03/29/2019, 10:45pm EDT

2019 id2 National Selection team to face top academies in Belgium & France

By 03/27/2019, 5:30pm EDT

id2 Boys Program Director selects id2 Boys All-Time Best XI

By 03/08/2019, 1:00pm EST

where are they now?

Name Accolades College/Pro Club
Braxton Arpachinda
Sebastian Carbajal
Anthony Castor
Haroun Conteh
Stevie Davis
Dominic Dubon
Damian Espinoza
Daniel Farberov
Gregory “Dan” Jackson
Alexander Lopez Hernandez
William Lulka
Brooklyn Raines
Jacob Rivera
Matthew Robinson
Noah Thomas
Ruwan Thoumoung
Joel Torbic
Gino Valenti