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Inter Miami CF Academy player Nicholas Almeida has been called up by the U.S. U-16 MYNT for a training camp. The team led by head coach Michael Nsien is set to train at the Hillsborough County Tournament Complex in Tampa, Fla. from Jan. 4 to 13. 

Players born on or after Jan. 1, 2007 are age-eligible for this U-16 MYNT cycle. All 23 players were born in 2007 and are age-eligible for the upcoming Concacaf U-17 Championship in Guatemala.

Almeida has previously gained experience at the international level, with this call up being his third since joining the Club’s Academy. Most recently, the Inter Miami Academy U-17 defender was summoned for the Football Federations Cup U-16 in Albir, Spain that took place Nov. 16-28, tournament in which the USA recorded victories over Wales and England.

Last year, Almeida capped off a spectacular 2022 season in which he was an integral member of the team as the Inter Miami Academy U-15 side became national champions by claiming the MLS NEXT Cup title. 

Almeida is among a growing list of current and former Inter Miami CF Academy players to be called up to a national team, including: Noah Allen, Tyler Austin, Edison Azcona, Logan Batiste, Israel Boatwright, Benjamin Cremaschi, Justin Ellis, Tyler Hall, Santiago Morales and Felipe Valencia, among others.

For additional coverage of our team, you can follow our Academy’s journey online via Twitter @InterMiamiAcad and Instagram @InterMiamiCFAcademy.