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U.S. U-17 MNT Closes Out 2012 Aegean Cup With Loss to Czech Republic

MANISA, Turkey (Jan. 20, 2012) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team wrapped up participation in the 2012 Aegean Cup with a 4-0 loss against the Czech Republic in Manisa, Turkey.

The U.S. went 1-0-2 during the tournament, falling to host Turkey in the opening group game 2-1 before defeating Denmark 3-2 in the second game.

The Aegean Cup 2012 International youth tournament is an eight-team event in which the two group winners crossed over to play for the championship. Group B was comprised of France, Ukraine, Belgium and Greece.

U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Aegean Cup 2012 Schedule
Date      Opponent          Result   U.S. Goalscorer(s)
Jan. 17  Turkey              1-2 L     Robinson
Jan. 18  Denmark           3-2 W    Donovan, Wade, Robinson
Jan. 20  Czech Republic  0-4 L      --