Nicholas Gioacchini

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KC-born Nicholas Gioacchini named to USMNT, will play group-stage games in hometown

Welcome home, Nicholas Gioacchini. The Kansas City-born forward was added to the U.S. Men’s National Team’s 23-man roster for this month’s CONCACAF Gold Cup on Thursday, meaning the 20-year-old will be part of the active squad that will play three Group B matches at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas.

Nicholas Gioacchini re-added to USMNT roster

The USMNT have been able to take advantage of some relaxed Covid restrictions in Europe. This morning, U.S. Soccer announced that forward Nicholas Gioacchini had been re-added to the roster ahead of friendly matches this week against Jamaica and Northern Ireland. In addition, defender Chris Richards, and forwards Gio Reyna and Josh Sargent will be allowed to travel with the team to Belfast for the match against Northern Ireland.

SSFC Spotlight: Nicholas Gioacchini progressing in France

The United States Men’s National Team could always use another striker. One more consistent scoring option can help fill out the depth chart or ideally top it. Currently playing in France, Nicholas Gioacchini remains a prospect for the future, although any player is a few good weeks from vaulting into the immediate picture. Already with two international goals, the 20-year-old attacker is a key fixture in the Caen squad and one of the notable young talents in Ligue 2.