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U.S. U-17 MNT to Face Panama in Group B Decider


U.S Under-17 Men’s National Team
2011 CONCACAF U-17 Championship
Jarrett Park Stadium; Montego Bay, Jamaica

Feb. 17, 2011

TOP SPOT ON THE LINE : The U.S. has clinched a place in the CONCACAF U-17 Championship quarterfinals but first place in Group B is still up for grabs. Following the U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team’s victory against Cuba, a draw between Cuba and Panama on Wednesday sent Wilmer Cabrera’s side into the quarterfinals. The U.S. has three points through one game while Cuba has only one through two games, meaning the U.S. is guaranteed to finish in either first or second place in Group B. A win or a draw against Panama on Friday, Feb. 18, would give the young Americans the top place in the group. Kickoff from Jarrett Park Stadium in Montego Bay, Jamaica, is set for 4:30 p.m. ET. Fans can follow the game on ussoccer.com’s MatchTracker and on Twitter @ussoccer_ynt.

ESPN FAMILY OF NETWORKS JUMPING ON AT THE QUARTERS: The USA’s quarterfinal game on Tuesday, Feb. 22, will be shown live on ESPN Deportes and ESPN3 at a time to be determined by where the team finishes in Group B. The ESPN family of networks will be showing all four quarterfinals and will keep rolling through the remainder of the tournament. Beginning with the quarterfinals, matches will also be streamed live on CONCACAF.com.

CONCACAF U-17 Championship Group B Schedule
Date       Match / Result          Kickoff (ET)       Venue/Goalscorers
Feb. 14   USA 3, Cuba 1         3 p.m.              Koroma, Oliver, E. Rodriguez
Feb. 16   Panama 0, Cuba 0    4 p.m.              Jarrett Park Stadium; Montego Bay, Jamaica
Feb. 18   USA vs. Panama       4:30 p.m.         Jarrett Park Stadium; Montego Bay, Jamaica

Tournament Schedule

Group B Standings
Team        GP    W     L       T          GF    GA   GD   Pts.
USA*         1       1       0       0          3       1       +2     3
PAN           1       0       0       1          0       0       0       1
CUB           2       0       1       1          1       3       -2      1
*Qualified for Quarterfinals

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