The opening of a pair of camps kicked off today as the team flew to Bradenton, they will play exhibition games at the IMG Academy until Feb. 1. NY starts with 30 players with 21 out of 24 rostered in camp, all missing are international players, a pair are with their respective NT's Cristian Casseres Jr and Aaron Long while Kemar Lawrence is dealing with family matters, he is expected in Florida on Jan. 27. Aaron is with the team at IMG, closed door scrimmage perhaps?, also at IIMG, while Casseres is with the U-23's of Venezuela and CONMEBOL Olympic Qualifying games. A pair of NYRBII players, Roy Boateng and Kyls Zajec are going south with the 7 draft picks, among them the unsigend fellow SJU Soccer Alum, Niko Petridis.
Those in camp by position:
GK: Wallis Lapsley, Kendall McIntosh & Ryan Meara.
DEF: Boateng, Rece Buckmaster, Kyle Duncan, Lawrence, Patrick Seagrist, Amro Tarek, John Tolkin and Long Islanders Sean Nealis & Tim Parker.
Mid: Deri Corfe, Sean Davis, Cherif Dieye, Omir Fernandez, Kaku, Ben Mines, Alex Muyl, Niko Petridis, Danny Royer, Marc Rzatkowski, Barry Sharifi, Florian Valot, Kyle Zajec, Stavros Zarokostas.
Fwd: Tom Barlow, Mathias Jorgensen, Brian White