Dynamo Daily - May 26, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

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Photo Credit: 
Jonathan Kaplan / HoustonDynamo.com

Following
last night’s 4-2 loss to Czech Republic,
U.S. national team head coach
Bob Bradley announced the 23
players
that he would be taking to South Africa.

As with any
type of selection, the analysis of Bradley’s roster is coming from all corners.
General consensus believes the biggest
snub
to be Dynamo forward Brian Ching. Grant Wahl believes that Bradley
went with speed, instead of experience, in his decision to select
Robbie Findley
in place of Ching. Herculez Gomez and his teammates will head to the White
House
tomorrow to be congratulated by President Barack Obama and former
President Bill Clinton.

Although
not from South Africa,
Dominic Oduro, Sammy Appiah and Joseph Ngwenya are proud
their native continent
is hosting the World Cup and look forward to the
coming festivities.

In a field
goal kicking exhibition
at Reliant Stadium this afternoon, Dynamo defender Craig
Waibel converted seven of his 10 field goal attempts. As a result, Houston
Texans’ kicker Kris Brown will donate $700 and Waibel will donate $300 to the “Bald
is Beautiful” campaign.

Dynamo
forward Dominic Oduro was rewarded for his half-volley goal over the weekend
with AT&T
Goal of the Week
honors.

The Dynamo
moved up a spot, to sixth, in MLSsoccer.com’s latest power rankings.