Leicester City youth team goalkeeper, Chituru Odunze, has been invited by the United States to play in the U20 National Team, the United States Soccer Federation announced on Wednesday. 

The 17-year-old was among those selected to represent the United States in the 2019 U-17 World Cup held in Brazil in which the Americans were knocked out in the group stage.

Odunze and his teammates will train at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Hudson ahead of two friendly matches against Mexico on January 16 and 18.

goalkeeper Chituru Odunze of USA U18 during the International Friendly match between The Netherlands U18 and United States of America U18 at Sportpark Marsdijk on September 07, 2018 in Assen, The Netherlands(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Odunze has also featured in Leicester City’s U18 Premier League, posting one shutout against Arsenal while conceding five goals, and was on the bench for a Premier League 2 game against Wolverhampton Wanderers in August 2019.

The young goalkeeper is also eligible to play for Nigeria and Canada on the international level.