Scotland Defeats U-17s on PKs in Fifth-Place Match at Ballymena Tournament
CHICAGO (Saturday, April 29, 2000) - The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team lost to Scotland in penalty kicks, despite out-shooting Scotland 14 to one, to finish sixth at the week long Ballymena Tournament in Northern Ireland last week, April 23-29. The tournament featured 12 teams from around the world with each team being placed in one of three groups. The USA beat N. Ireland (1-0) and Holland (3-0) but fell to Austria (0-3) to finish tied with N. Ireland in second place in group play. The U.S. then beat England before rounding out the tournament against Scotland. The U.S. U-17s were led by Ed Johnson (Palm Coast, Fla.) who finished the tournament with four goals.
|Participants:||U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team vs. Scotland|
|Venue:||(Ballymena, Northern Ireland)|
|Date:||Saturday, April 29, 2000|
|Weather:||50 degrees - Rainy|
Penalty Kick Summary:
USA - n/a.
ENG - n/a.
USA - 18-Adam Schuerman, 2-Chefik Simo, 6-Chris Lancos, 10-Freeman, 5-David Chun, 13-Heath Pearce, 16-Craig Capano (7-Marco Rodriguez, 58), 14-Santino Quaranta, 11-Daniel Fiore (17-Josh Villalobos, 50), 9-Ed Johnson, 3-Justin Mapp (4-Paul Johnson, 52).
SCO - 1-Renton, 4-Wilson, 5-McLeod, 6-Brown, 8-Balantine, 9-Weir, 10-Nelson, 15-Panther, 17-McLaughin, 18-Knox, 11-Duffy.
|Chefik Simo (caution)||35,|