BRADENTON, Fla. (December 7, 2003) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team ‘91s topped Real Colorado, 1-0, at the Development Academy Nike Friendlies in Bradenton, Fla.
A goal from Eder Arreola broke the scoreless tie in the 26th minute, receiving a ball from Kofi Sarkodie, turning and carrying it to just outside the penalty area. Arreola then wound up and hit a shot to the far post that beat Real Colorado goalkeeper John Foley.
After a back and forth start to the game, the U.S. stepped up their attack in the final 20 minutes of the first half.
Real Colorado put the U.S. under pressure in the second half, but goalkeeper Samir Badr was up to the task, earning the shutout.
U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Report
Participants: U.S. Under-17 MNT vs. Real Colorado
Competition: Development Academy Nike Friendlies
Location: Bradenton, Fla.
Date: December 7, 2007
1 2 F
USA 0 0 0
COL 1 0 0
USA – Eder Arreola (Kofi Sarkodie) 26th minute
USA: 2-Aubrey Perry, 3-Kofi Sarkodie, 4-Korey Veeder, 12-Gale Agbossoumonde (17-Alex Bramall, 75), 7-Ben Speas (11-Greg Garza, 56), 14-Scott Caldwell, 5-Nick Millington (8-Amobi Okugo, 46), 15-Eder Arreola, 13-Pablito Cruz (16-Samir Badr, 56), 9-Ryan Finley (6-Chad Barson, 46)
Subs Not Used:
Head Coach: Brian Maisonneuve
COL: 0-John Foley; 18-Charlie Goldman, 3-Isaac Cowles, 10-Taylor Kemp (19-Jacob Fronapfel, 78), 4-David Key, 16-Joey Madigan (2-Drew Beckie, 56), 12-Aaron Woodruff, 7-Jabari Velinor, 9-Tarik Kramcha (6-Alexander Greenman, 46), 17-Antonio Rolsales (11-Sabri Abdugasem, 36; 17-Rosales)
Head Coach: Heiko Herrlich
USA / GER
Shots 10 / 7
Shots on goal 3 / 3
Saves 3 / 2
Fouls 12 / 5
Corner Kicks 9 / 2
Offside 2 / 0
Misconduct Summary: None