GOA, India (May 16, 2016) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team drew against Tanzania 1-1 in its first match of the 2016 AIFF Youth Cup in Goa, India.
The U.S. grabbed the first goal as defender Jean-Julien Foe Nuphaus assisted Ayomide Akinola in just the third minute of the match. In the 15th minute, Tanzania’s Mohamed Rashid Abdallah equalized, and although the USA dominated offensively, it couldn’t find the winning goal as the game ended with a 1-1 scoreline.
The same day, India came back to tie Malaysia 2-2 in second half stoppage time. All four teams earned one point in the first match, while South Korea remains with zero points as its first match is on May 19.
The USA will face India in its next match on May 19 at 10:30 p.m. ET.
- U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Match Report –
Match: U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team vs. Tanzania
Date: May 15, 2016
Competition: AIFF Youth Cup 2016
Venue: Tilak Maidan; Goa, India
Kickoff: 10 a.m. ET (4 p.m. local)
Weather: 100 degrees
Scoring Summary: 1 2 F
USA 1 0 1
TAN 1 0 1
USA – Ayomide Akinola (Jean-Julien Foe Nuphaus) 3rd minute
TAN – Mohamed Rashid Abdallah (Syprian Bendictor Mtesigwa) 15
USA: 1-Justin Garces; 3-Christopher Gloster, 5-Tyler Shaver, 4-Christopher Durkin (capt.), 2-Jean-Julien Foe Nuphaus (18-Arturo Vasquez, 75); 6-Christopher Goslin, 20-Adrian Villegas (16-James Sands, 62), 10-George Acosta; 11-Andrew Carleton (17-Niccolo Lemoine, 80), 9-Joshua Sargent, 7-Ayomide Akinola
Subs Not Used: 12-Alex Budnik, , 13-Rayshaun McGann, 14-Jaylin Lindsey, 15-Jake Arteaga, 19-William Sands, 21-Chandler Vaughn, 22-Quantrell Jones, 23-Kevin Negrete
Head Coach: John Hackworth
TAN: 1-Ramadhani Awm Kabwili; 3-Nicson Celment Kirabage, 4-Ally Hussein Msengi, 6-Issa Abdi Issa Makamba (capt.), 5-Dickson Nickson Job (15-Kibwana Ally Shomari, 31); 13-Shabani Zuberi Ada, 2-Ally Hamis Nganzi, 10-Asad Ali Juma; 8-Syprian Bendictor Mtesigwa (7-Kelvin Nashon Naftal, 75), 21-Mohamed Rashid Abdallah, 9-Yohana Oscar Mkomola (11-Maziku Amede Amani Ngawembele, 52)
Subs Not Used: 12-Maulid Salum Lemba, 14-Enrick Vitaris Nkosi, 16-Israel Patrick Mwenda, 17-Rashid Mohamed Chambo, 18-Kelvin Deogratius Kayego, 19-Muhsini Malima Makame, 20-Yassini Muhidini Mohamed, 25-Samwel Edward Brazio
Head Coach: Bakari Nyundo Shime
Statistics: USA / TAN
Shots: 11 / 7
SOG: 8 / 3
Fouls: 7 / 13
Corner Kicks: 7 / 1
Offside: 9 / 7
USA – Chris Durkin (caution) 30th minute
USA – Tyler Shaver (caution) 76