Olsen Nets Two as U-23s Defeat Germany in Rematch
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Monday, February 8, 1999) - Midfielder Ben Olsen scored both goals as the U.S. Under-23 National Team defeated their German counterparts 2-0 today at Jacksonville (Fla.) University. The win avenges a 1-0 German win that took place during the second half of Saturday's doubleheader at Alltel Stadium.
Together with the U.S. U-20 National Team, U-23 squad leaves tomorrow for a 10-day trip to Seville, Spain. During this training camp, the squads will play matches against the Spanish clubs Real Betis and FC Sevilla, among others.
1999 U.S. MEN'S UNDER-23 NATIONAL TEAM GAME REPORT
|Participants:||U.S. Under-23 National Team vs. German Under-21 National Team|
|Venue:||University of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Fla.)|
|Date:||February 8, 1999|
|Weather:||Sunny and Clear -- 70 degrees|
USA - Ben Olsen, (Scott Bower), 11,
USA - Ben Olsen, (Scott Bower), 29.
USA - 18-Matt Napoleon, 22-Carlos Bocanegra (21-Cory Gibbs, 72), 2-Brian Dunseth (Capt.), 17-Steve Shak, 4-Matt Chulis (5-Evan Whitfield, 46), 12-Ramiro Corrales, 5-Evan Whitfield, 6-Carlos Parra (11-Brian Winters, 63), 14-Ben Olsen, 13-Peter Vagenas, 9-Scott Bower (15-Kirk Wilson, 70), 10-Chris Brown (23-Chris Albright, 35).
GER - 1-Darius Kampa, 2-Ingo Hertzsch (Capt.), 4-Daniel Schumann, 14-Jorg Scherbe, 19-Jens Baumer (5-Stefan Blank, 46), 11-Sascha Rosler, 7-Thorsten Nehrbauer (13-Alexander Klitzpera, 80), 6-Fabian Ernst (18-Andreas Voss, 46), 15-Christoph Dabrowski, 9-Nico Frommer (17-Markus Kreus, 46), 10-Alexander Bugera.