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U.S. U-17 MNT Falls 2-1 to Turkey at Aegean Cup 2012 International Youth Tournament


CHICAGO (Jan. 17, 2012) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team dropped its first match of the Aegean Cup 2012 International Youth Tournament, falling 2-1 against host Turkey. DeAndre Robinson scored the lone U.S. goal in the match, cutting the deficit in half in the 54th minute.

Turkey scored early, getting on the board in the fifth minute. The host team then scored again six minutes into the second half before Robinson scored for the U.S. The game was played with 40-minute halves.

The U.S. U-17 Men will next face Denmark on Wednesday, Jan. 18, wrapping up the tournament on Jan. 20 against the Czech Republic.

U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Aegean Cup 2012 Schedule
Date       Opponent         Result   U.S. Goalscorer(s)
Jan. 17   Turkey              1-2 L     Robinson
Jan. 18   Denmark
Jan. 20   Czech Republic
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