U.S. Soccer

2016 International Festival

Rosario, Argentina
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Schedule

Date Time Matchup Venue Watch

Results

2016 International Festival : March 30-April 10

PLAYER POS. HT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE
D Chicago, Ill. Chicago Fire North
M 5-9 Los Angeles, Calif. LA Galaxy
D 5-9 Olney, Md. Bethesda-Olney
D 5-5 Douglasville, Ga. Ambush
M Greensboro, N.C. North Carolina Fusion
F Bakersfield, Calif. Central CA Aztecs
D Houston, Texas Houston Dynamo
M 5-3 Tracy, Calif. Ballistic United
F 5-2 Austin, Texas Lonestar S.C.
D 5-5 San Francisco, Calif. Ballistic United
M 5-9 Naperville, Ill. LA Galaxy Academy
M 5-2 San Jose, Calif. De Anza Force
F 5-4 Waianae, Hawaii Maui United
GK 4-10 Norridge, Ill. Chicago Magic PSG
M 5-4 Oxford, Conn. Oakwood
D 6-0 Cary, N.C. Carolina RailHawks-CASL
GK Happy Valley, Ore. Portland Timbers
F 5-5 Bedford, N.Y. NYCFC Academy
D 5-0 Chester, N.J. New York Red Bulls Academy
D 5-8 Bluffton, S.C. Storm

2016 International Festival : March 30-April 10

Axel Alejandre

Position:
Defender

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

Club:
Chicago Fire North

Efrain Alvarez

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

Club:
LA Galaxy

Noah Atanda

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Olney, Md.

Club:
Bethesda-Olney

George Bello

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Douglasville, Ga.

Club:
Ambush

Gianluca Busio

Position:
Midfielder

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Greensboro, N.C.

Club:
North Carolina Fusion

Marco Ceja

Position:
Forward

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Bakersfield, Calif.

Club:
Central CA Aztecs

James Crath

Position:
Defender

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

Club:
Houston Dynamo

Gilbert Fuentes Perez

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-3

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Tracy, Calif.

Club:
Ballistic United

Julian Gaines

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-2

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

Club:
Lonestar S.C.

Maximilian Goeggel

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
San Francisco, Calif.

Club:
Ballistic United

Cade Hagan

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

Club:
LA Galaxy Academy

Jack Imperato

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-2

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

Club:
De Anza Force

Kawika Kelii

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Waianae, Hawaii

Club:
Maui United

Damian Las

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
4-10

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Norridge, Ill.

Club:
Chicago Magic PSG

Mikey Maunsell

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Oxford, Conn.

Club:
Oakwood

Jake O'Connor

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-0

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Cary, N.C.

Club:
Carolina RailHawks-CASL

Kashope Oladapo

Position:
Goalkeeper

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Happy Valley, Ore.

Club:
Portland Timbers

Giovanni Reyna

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Bedford, N.Y.

Club:
NYCFC Academy

Peter Stroud

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-0

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Chester, N.J.

Club:
New York Red Bulls Academy

Juan Zuniga Juan Zuniga

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-8

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Bluffton, S.C.

Club:
Storm

2016 International Festival of Futbol Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
April 4 USA vs. Club Atletico Talleres 5-1 W Polideportivo Bella Vista; Rosario, Argentina
April 6 USA vs. Newell's Old Boys 2-2 T Polideportivo Bella Vista; Rosario, Argentina
April 8 USA vs. Uruguay 2-0 W Polideportivo Bella Vista; Rosario, Argentina

2016 Statistics


Record: 2-0-1

Player

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Pts

Alejandre, Axel 3 3 182 0 0 0
Alvarez, Efrain 3 3 145 4 2 10
Atanda, Noah 3 1 85 0 0 0
Bello, George 3 3 215 1 0 2
Busio, Gianluca 3 1 128 0 0 0
Ceja, Marco
3 1 88 1 0 2
Fuentes, Gilbert 2 1 102 0 0 0
Gaines, Julian 2 2 99 0 0 0
Goeggel, Max 3 3 185 0 0 0
Hagan, Cade 3 2 157 2 0 4
Imperato, Jack 2 1 75 0 0 0
Kelii, Kanoa 3 1 82 0 0 0
Las, Damian 2 2 145 0 0 0
Maunsell, Mikey 3 2 150 0 0 0
O'Connor, Jake 3 2 150 0 0 0
Oladapo, Kashope 1 1 70 0 0 0
Reyna, Giovanni 2 2 79 1 0 2
Stroud, Peter 3 2 113 0 0 0
Zuniga, Juan 2 0 46 0 0 0














Own Goal


Totals

3/3 3/3 215 9 2 20

Opponent Totals

3/3 3/3 215 3 0 6

2016 U-17 Women's NTC Invitational Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Las, Damian 2 2 145 7 1 1 0.50 2-0-0
Oladapo, Kashope 1 1 70 2 2 0 2.00 0-0-1









Totals

3 3 215 9 3 1 0.98 2-0-1

Opponent Totals

3 3 215 3 9 0 2.93 0-2-1

Updated through April 22, 2016


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