Los Angeles Galaxy Ins and Outs, Feb. 13, 2011

Jack McBean Is In

Los Angeles Galaxy forward Jack McBean, signed by the club as a Home Grown Player in late January, was named to the USA Under-17 National Team squad for the CONCACAF U-17 Championships in Jamica.  He is one of 20 players named to the squad by national team manager Wilmer Cabrera.

The USA opens group play on Feb. 14 against Cuba and will continue group play on Feb. 18 against Panama.  The top two teams from each group will advance to the quarterfinals, where either Costa Rica, El Salvador or Haiti awaits.

Quarterfinal winners advance to the FIFA U-17 World Cup, scheduled to be held in Mexico from Jun. 18 to Jul. 10.

McBean officially joined the LA Galaxy Youth Academy program last summer at the age of 15, debuting at the SUM U-17 Cup in Houston, and immediately helped make the Galaxy U-16 squad one of the best in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy.

McBean scored nine goals in his 10 games with the club, including a hat tric...

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