SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (June 26, 2012) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team defeated Chorrillo FC 6-1, with the victory guaranteeing a place in the Copa Saprissa Internacional semifinals.
Bradford Jamieson opened the scoring in the second minute off a free kick, with the ball being served to the top of the six-yard box and Jamieson hitting it home with a one-time shot.
The second U.S. goal fell just three minutes later when Chris Lema sent in a corner kick that Tyler Turner headed into goal. In the eighth minute, Alan Winn crossed a ball from the end line that Wesley Wade finished for the third U.S. goal.
Jomal Rodriguez scored one for the Ticos in the 29th minute, but the U.S. responded with three unanswered goals. Winn scored a goal of his own, finishing a corner kick from Rolando Muñoz in the 37th minute. In the 63rd minute, Ahinga Selemani turned on his defender at the top of the 18-yard box and finished from inside the box.
The final U.S. goal was scored by Muñoz, who headed in a cross from Gonzalo Rolon in the run of play.
The U.S. next faces Mexico on Wednesday, June 27, before learning which team it will face in the semifinals.
-- U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Game Report --
USA U-17 MNT vs. Chorrillo FC (Panama)
Competition: Copa Saprissa Internacional
Location: Saprissa, Costa Rica
Date: June 26, 2012
Weather: 80 degrees
Scoring Summary: 1 2 F
USA 3 3 6
CFC 1 0 1
USA - Bradford Jamieson (Alan Winn) 2nd minute
USA - Tyler Turner (Chris Lema) 5
USA - Wesley Wade (Alan Winn) 8
CFC - Jomal Rodriguez 29
USA - Alan Winn (Rolando Muñoz) 37
USA - Ahinga Selemani 63
USA - Rolando Muñoz (Gonzalo Rolon) 68
USA: 1-Paul Christensen, 13-Adonis Amaya (3-John Requejo Jr., 36), 25-Jordan Cano, 14-Conor Donovan, 24-Gonzalo Rolon, 4-Tyler Turner (18-Rolando Muñoz, 36), 16-Aaron Meyer, 20-Chris Lema (23-Elijah Martin, 36) , 17-Alan Winn (9-Ahinga Selemani 54th minute), 19-Wesley Wade (5-Kevin Politz 58), 21-Bradford Jamieson
Subs not used: 12-Evan Louro, 11-Rubio Rubin
Head Coach: Richie Williams
27-Carlos Loaiza (65-Samuel Castañeda, 10), 57-Oscar Villarreal, 73-Jonathan Dickens, 30-Juan Cedeño, 61-Joshua Rodriguez (38-Jose Lassio, 45), 48-Eduardo
Nuñez (41-Alberto Ehivarnia, 26), 49- Rolando Thompson, 34-Jhosep Caballero, 50-Jomal Rodriguez, 40-Lypsi Backen (39-Fernando Desgracia, 63), 46-Alberto
Subs not used: 59-Manuel Rodriguez, Abdiel Spaliz
Head Coach: Dorian Lopez