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U.S. Under-20 National Team Defeated 0-3 by Portugal to Conclude Copa del Atlantico

CANARY ISLANDS, Spain (Thursday, January 28, 1999) - Earlier today, the U.S. Men's Under-20 National Team dropped a 0-3 decision to fellow World Youth Championship qualifier Portugal, concluding the teams participation in the 25th Copa del Atlantico in the Canary Islands. The USA concludes the tournament with a 1-2 record after defeating Denmark, 1-0, and losing by the same margin to Spain. The U.S. team will return to the States on Friday, and will regroup in Jacksonville, Fla., on Feb. 7 before embarking on a foreign tour that will take the squad to Seville, Spain. During the Spain tour, head coach Sigi Schmid's squad is scheduled to play matches against Spainsh club teams Real Betis and Seville FC, among others.