U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team Goes Undefeated in Group C of 2005 FIFA World Championship With 1-1 Draw With Ivory Coast
Sep. 23, 2005
LIMA, Peru (September 23, 2005) - The U.S. Under-17 Men's National secured the top spot in Group C with a 1-1 draw with Ivory Coast this afternoon in front of 12,000 fans at Estadio Nacional in Lima, Peru. With a 2-0-1 record and seven points as champions of Group C, the U.S. will face the Netherlands in the quarterfinals on Monday, Sept. 26. The U.S. took an early lead when Jeremy Hall headed home from six yards, but Ivory Coast was able to pull out a late equalizer off a corner kick in the 87th minute to earn their only point of the competition.