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Adu Leads U.S. U-17 MNT Over Poland 3-2

Freddy Adu scored all three goals for the U.S. to lead the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team over Poland 3-2 in their second game of the Val de Marne Tournament in France. Adu started the U.S. off quickly, snagging his first goal in the eighth minute off a pass from fellow starting forward Quavas Kirk. Poland found the equalizer in the 28th minute, but Adu struck right back two minutes later placing one into the back of the net off a service from midfielder Dax McCarty. In the second half, Adu completed his hat trick, scoring in the 57th minute. The goal turned out to be the game winner as Poland pulled to within one in the 61st minute. The U.S. fell to Japan 2-0 on Tuesday and will finish against the hosts on Saturday, Nov. 1.


 U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Game Report

U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team vs U-17 Poland
Competition: Val de Marne Tournament
Location: Paris, France
Date: Oct. 30, 2003

Scoring Summary: 1st 2nd Final
USA                              2     1       3
Poland                          1     1       2

USA – Freddy Adu (Quavas Kirk) 8th minute
POL - #17 28th
USA – Freddy Adu (Dax McCarty) 30th
USA – Freddy Adu (Rodrigo Hidalgo) 57th
POL - #7 61st

18-Stephen Sandbo; 2-Nathan Sturgis, 4-Julian Valentin, 3-Greg Folk, 12-Adam Sloustcher; 10-Danny Szetela, 7-Brian Mascarenhas (6-Jordan Graye, 57), 8-Dax McCarty, 17-Ryan Soroka, 9-Rodrigo Hidalgo (21-Richard Edgar, 67); 11-Freddy Adu, 5-Quavas Kirk. (16-Jay Singh, 61).

Statistical Summary:
Shots                   7      4
Saves                  2      3
Corner Kicks      1      4
Fouls                  11    13
Offside                3       2

Misconduct Summary:
POL - #11 (caution) 34th minute
USA – Dax McCarty (caution) 54th
POL - #5 (caution) 72nd