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U-17 '89 MNT Down UNC 3-2

BRADENTON, Fla. (April 15, 2006) - The U-17 ’89 Men’s National Team got two goals in the final 10 minutes to defeat the University of North Carolina, 3-2, on Saturday (April 15) at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.

The U.S. got on the board first when Anthony Wallace converted a penalty kick in the 23rd minute, but UNC bounced back with goals from Ben Hunter (65th minute) and Cameron Lewis (76th) to take the lead late in the game.

With less than 10 minutes remaining, Jeremy Hall and Josmer Altidore combined twice to provide the U.S. with the victory. In the 81st minute, Hall finished off a pass from Altidore to pull even and then returned the favor as Altidore buried his game-winning shot.

U.S. Under-17 '89 Men's National Team Match Report

Participants:  U.S. Under-17 ‘89s Men’s National Team vs. University of North Carolina
Competition:  Friendly
Location: Bradenton, Fla.
Date: April 15, 2006
Weather: Warm, 70 degrees

Scoring Summary: 
               1st    2nd        Final
USA         1        2             3
UNC        0        2             2

USA – Anthony Wallace (PK)                       23rd minute
UNC – Ben Hunter                                        65.
UNC – Cameron Lewis                                76.
USA – Jeremy Hall (Josmer Altidore)        81.
USA – Josmer Altidore (Jeremy Hall)        86.

USA: 24-Brandon Bumpas; 26-Anthony Wallace, 31-Greg Eckhardt, 33-Kyle Davies, 32-Eric Lichaj; 35-Abdus Ibraham, 38-Bryan Arguez, 34-Edgar Barajas; 27-Josmer Altidore, 28-Peri Marosevic, 30-Jeremy Hall.

UNC: 24-Justin Hughes; 9-Michael Harrington, 20-Andre Sherard, 6-Adam Sloustcher; 17-David Boole, n/a, 3-Blake Beach, 5-Michael Callahan (18-Cameron Lewis, 65), 7-Scott Campbell; 11-Ben Hunter, 15-Corey Ashe.
Statistical Summary:
                              USA    UNC
Shots                      11      13
Saves                       7         2
Fouls                      20         9
Corner Kicks           7         5
Offside                     2         6

Misconduct Summary:
USA – Anthony Wallace (caution)                        86th minute is the official website of U.S. Soccer, the governing body of soccer in the United States