Aug. 11, 2004
PUIRA, Peru (Aug. 10, 2004) - The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team got a goal and an assist from midfielder Quavas Kirk in the first half and then the U.S. defense held on against a strong wind in their face during the second stanza to down Peru 2-1 in their opening match of the Copa Telefonica Tournament on Tuesday night in front of about 10, 000 fans at Estadio Migual Grau in Puira, Peru. With the win, the U.S. sits in second place in the four-team tournament. In the other match, Colombia defeated Ecuador 3-0 and sits in first place. The U.S. will next face Colombia on Thursday, Aug. 12 at 5 p.m. CT.