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U.S. Under-17 MNT Tops Honduras

SOMERSET, N.J. (July 6, 2007) -- With goals scored by Mykell Bates and Alex Nimo, the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team beat Honduras, 2-0.

In the 42nd minute, Greg Garza took a free kick just outside the penalty area and found Mykell Bates, who redirected the ball past Honduras' goalkeeper Marlon Licona.

Then in the 66th minute, Daniel Cruz dribbled through several Honduran defenders toward the endline, and chipped the ball back into the middle over the goalkeeper. Alex Nimo used a bicycle kick to put the ball in the lower right corner of the goal for the final score of 2-0.


                                                     -  U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Game Report -

Participants: USA U17 MNT vs. Honduras U17 MNT
Competition: International Friendly
Location: Somerset, New Jersey
Date: July 6, 2007
Weather: 70 degrees

Scoring Summary:
            1      2      F
USA    1      1      2
HND   0      0       0

USA    Mykell Bates    (Greg Garza)    42th minute
USA    Alex Nimo        (Daniel Cruz)    66.

USA:; 18-Zac MacMath; 2-Sheanon Williams (16-Brandon Zimmerman, 68), 3-Mykell Bates, 5-Thomas Meyer, 21-Chris Klute; 6-Daniel Wenzel, 8-Jared Jeffrey, 10-Bryan Dominguez, 17-Greg Garza (15-Dane Shea, 71); 19-Alex Nimo (23-Amobi Okogu, 80), 25-Daniel Cruz (13-Billy Schuler, 71);
Head Coach: John Hackworth

Honduras: 25-Marlon Licona; 2-Gustavo Carias (24-Carlos Cruz, 77), 5-Israel Fonseca, 6-Kevin Castro (13-Arael Garay, 58), 16-Jhonny Leveron; 3-Gabriel Castro (4-Fredy Escobar, 77), 8-David Alenan (17-Luis Garrido, 46), 15-Ronald Martinez, 19-Carlos Castellanos (14-Cesar Oseguera, 72); 9-Fredy Sosa, 11-Victor Morales
Subs not used: 22-Oscar Lopez, 18-Roger Rojas
Head Coach: Miguel Escalante

Statistical Summary:
                            USA    HON
Shots                 11         6
Shots on goal   3           3
Saves                 3           3
Fouls                 16        20
Corner Kicks    5           3
Offside               1           0

Misconduct Summary:
HON  - David Alenan (caution)      26th minute
HON -  Victor Morales (caution)    41.
USA  - Dane Shea (caution)          81.
USA  - Amobi Okogu (caution)      84.