U.S. National Futsal Team Scores 11-1 Victory over NY Ecuador FC
MILWAUKEE (Sept. 12, 2008.) - The U.S. National Futsal Team turned in a convincing performance en route to a 10-1 victory over east coast club side, NY Ecuador FC. The win opens an exciting weekend of Futsal at the Kern Center in Milwaukee. The U.S. will be back on the court later on Friday, taking on fellow FIFA Futsal World Cup participants, Japan, at 6 p.m. CT.
Seven different Americans were on the scoresheet in the morning game, with Sandre Naumoski, Jamar Beasley, and Ptah Myers each scoring twice. Denison Cabral, captaining the side on the day, added two assists to the winning effort.
The U.S. recently returned from a tour of Brazil and is in the midst of preparing for the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup, which kicks off later this month. The U.S. starts its World Cup campaign on Sept. 30, having been drawn into Group B along with Italy, Portugal, Thailand and Paraguay.
-- U.S. National Futsal Team Game Report --
Match-up: USA vs. NY Ecuador FC
Date: September 12, 2008
Venue: Kern Center – Milwaukee, Wis.
Kickoff: 10 a.m. CT
Scoring Summary: 1 2 F
USA 2 9 11
NY 1 0 1
USA - Matt Stewart (Chile Farias ) 1st minute
USA - Sandre Naumoski (Mike Apple) 11th
NY - Damian Lopez (Richard Lesmes) 17th
USA - Sandre Naumoski (Denison Cabral) 25th
USA - Jamar Beasley 28th
USA - Jamar Beasley (Denison Cabral) 32nd
USA - Pat Morris 33rd
USA - Ptah Myers (Matt Hatzke) 35th
USA – Chile Farias (six fouls) 35th
USA - Brett Wiesner (pk) 37th
USA - Andy Rosenband (Brett Wiesner) 37th
USA - Ptah Myers 40th
USA: 1-Nick Vorberg (GK), 5-Denison Cabral (capt.), 6-Chile Farias, 11-Matt Stewart, 14-Joe Hammes
Subs: 2-Jamar Beasley, 3-Brett Wiesner, 4-Sandre Naumoski, 7-Dan DeGeer, 9-Ptah Myers, 10-Matt Hatzke, 13-Andy Rosenband, 17-Pat Morris, 18-Mike Apple
Head Coach: Keith Tozer
NY: 18-Marcel Feenstra (GK),4-Matias Velazquez, 8-Diego Mayanga,10-Richard Lesmes (capt.), 33-Damian Lopez
Subs: 1-Jason Carbajal (GK), 5-George Lesmes, 9-Diego Velazquez, 11-Marcelo Fontana, 22-Chico, 24-Cesar Valenzuela
Head Coach: Tony Toral
Stats Summary: USA / NY
Shots 30 / 13
Shots on Goal 21 / 8
Saves 7 / 8
Corner Kicks 5 / 3
Fouls 4 / 6
USA – Matt Hatzke 29th minute.
Referee: Shane Buter
1st Asst.: Jason Krnac
2nd Asst.: Tom Mesalk