SUNRISE, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2009) -- The combined 48-player U.S. Under-17/Under-15 Women’s National Team super-camp in Sunrise, Fla., that finished on Feb. 5, featured three matches against the German Under-17 Women’s National Team. The U.S. team split its squad, putting on different teams of 11 players for each half, falling 3-0 on Feb. 2, tying 1-1 on Feb. 3 and losing 2-1 on Feb. 5.
The Germans were playing with girls mostly a year older than the U.S. team with players born in 1992 and 1993 while the U.S. camp featured players born mostly in 1993 and 1994.
Kylie Doniak scored the USA lone goal during the first half in the 1-1 draw while Courtney Proctor scored in the 2-1 loss. The training camp marked the beginning of the next cycle for the U.S. U-17s who begin the long road to qualifying for the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Trinidad & Tobago.
The next training camp for the U.S. U-17s will take place from Feb. 28-March 8 at The Home Depot Center, as head coach Kaz Tambi brings 24 players in Carson, Calif. The U.S. U-15s will get together again in April to participate in the Kicks Against Breast Cancer tournament at Stanford University where they will play several matches against Division I college teams.
|Feb. 2||Germany||0-3 L||--||Sunrise, Fla.|
|Feb. 4||Germany||1-1 T||Doniak||Sunrise, Fla.|
|Feb. 5||Germany||1-2 L||Proctor||Sunrise, Fla.|
Date Opponent Score U.S. Goal Scorers
Feb. 2 Germany U-17 0-3 L --
Feb. 4 Germany U-17 1-1 T Doniak
Feb. 5 Germany U-17 1-2 L Proctor