U.S. Soccer

U-16 BNT Drops 2-1 Decision to the Czech Republic at Netherlands International Tournament

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (March 13, 2015) – The U.S. Under-16 Boys’ National Team dropped a 2-1 decision against the Czech Republic at the 2015 U-16 Netherlands International Tournament.

The Czech Republic struck twice in the first half with goals from Antonin Rusek in the 19th minute and a second tally right before the half from Filip Kubala in the 38th. USA’s Nick Taitague cut the lead to a one-goal deficit in the 53rd, but it was not enough to overcome the Czech’s early attack.

The USA will finish the tournament when it faces the Netherlands on March 15.

The USA camp roster competing in the tournament consists of 21 players with 18 currently playing in the Development Academy. 

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U-16 BNT Mar 13, 2015

-U.S. U-16 Boys’ National Team Match Report-

Match: U.S. U-16 BNT vs. Czech Republic U-16 BNT
Date: Friday, March 13, 2015
Competition: 2015 U-16 Netherlands Tournament
Venue: ASWH – Hendrik Ido Ambacht
Kickoff: 11 a.m. ET (4 p.m. local)
Attendance: 130
Weather: 52 degrees 

Scoring Summary:            1              2              F
USA                                    0              1              1
CZE                                     2              0              2                

CZE Antonin Rusek                            19th minute
CZE Filip Kubala                                 38
USA Nick Taitague                             53

Lineups:
USA: 22-Brady Scott; 16-Raul Aguilera, Jr. (11-Andrew Carleton, 68), 4-McKay Eves (capt.)(5-Rayshaun McGann, 40), 24-Calvin Aroh, 21-Daniel Jones; 6-Juan Torres, 20-Jose Carranza, 17-Tim Weah (9-Lucas Del Rosario, 54); 14-Hanif Wright (7-Aristotle Zarris, 40), 10-Nick Taitague, 19-Justin Rennicks
Subs not used: 1-Eric Lopez, 2-Francisco Torres, 3-Jose Alfaro, Jr., 15-Chris Goslin
Not Dressed: 8-Jonathan Gonzalez
Head Coach: Shaun Tsakiris

CZE: 16-Frantisek Kotek; 19-Patrik Ondrasek, 20-Marian Burda, 12-Jan Kral, 15-Jakub Matkovic; 14-David Beno, 6-Lukas Pihrt (5-Phillip Tvaroh, 70), 18-Patrik Zitny; 11-Richard Sedlacek (capt.)(10-Jakub Sipek, 64), 13-Filip Kubala (17-Christian Frydek, 54), 7-Antonin Rusek (9-David Huf, 40)
Subs not used: 1-Hugo Jan Backosk, 8-Vaclav Dudl
Head Coach: Ales Cvancara 

Stats Summary: USA / CZE
Shots: 4 / 8
Shots on Goal: 2 / 4
Saves: 2 / 1
Corner Kicks: 6 / 2
Fouls: 12 / 13
Offside: 4 / 1 

Misconduct Summary:
CZE – Marian Burda                          Caution                                 36th minute
CZE – David Beno                              Caution                                 60
CZE – Jan Kral                                    Caution                                 62
USA – Jose Carranza                          Caution                                 63
CZE – Jan Kral                                    Ejection                                 80+1 

Officials:
Head Referee – Bas Annegarn
1st Assistant – Michael Osseweijer
2nd Assistant – Niels Timmers
4th Official – Bas Persoon

U-16 BNT Drops 2-1 Decision to the Czech Republic at Netherlands International Tournament

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (March 13, 2015) – The U.S. Under-16 Boys’ National Team dropped a 2-1 decision against the Czech Republic at the 2015 U-16 Netherlands International Tournament.

The Czech Republic struck twice in the first half with goals from Antonin Rusek in the 19th minute and a second tally right before the half from Filip Kubala in the 38th. USA’s Nick Taitague cut the lead to a one-goal deficit in the 53rd, but it was not enough to overcome the Czech’s early attack.

The USA will finish the tournament when it faces the Netherlands on March 15.

The USA camp roster competing in the tournament consists of 21 players with 18 currently playing in the Development Academy. 

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U-16 BNT Mar 13, 2015

U.S. U-16 BNT Headed to Netherlands International Tournament with 21-Player Roster

CHICAGO (March 2, 2015) – The U.S. Under-16 Boys’ National Team is headed to Rotterdam, Netherlands, for a March 7-16 trip to take part in the Netherlands International Tournament.

The camp will be highlighted by matches against the Republic of Ireland on March 11, the Czech Republic on March 13 and the Netherlands on March 15.

A 21-player roster will represent the USA in the four-team tournament. This marks the third U-16 BNT camp for this cycle, having previously met for a November camp in France, followed by the 2015 Aegean Cup International Youth Tournament in January. Eight players in this current roster competed at the Aegean Cup, which included a 2-0 victory against Romania.

Eighteen of the 21 players currently play in the Development Academy.

The U-16 camp is dually coached by Shaun Tsakiris and Luchi Gonzalez.

Roster By Position:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Eric Lopez (LA Galaxy; Westminster, Calif.), Brady Scott (De Anza Force; Petaluma, Calif.)
DEFENDERS (7): Jose Alfaro Jr. (Fuerza Monarca; West Chicago, Ill.), Calvin Aroh (New England Revolution; Glastonbury, Conn.), McKay Eves (Real Salt Lake AZ; San Diego, Calif.), Harold Hanson (FC Golden State; Ontario, Calif.), Daniel Jones (New England Revolution; West Hartford, Conn.), Rayshaun McGann (Philadelphia Union; Royal Palm Beach, Fla.), Francisco Torres (Nomads; San Diego, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Raul Aguilera Jr. (Orlando City; Sanford, Fla.), Jose Carranza (D.C. United; Manassas, Va.), Jonathan Gonzalez (Monterrey; Santa Rosa, Calif.), Christopher Goslin (Georgia United; Locust Grove, Ga.), Nicholas Taitague (Richmond United; Midlothian, Va.), Juan Pablo Torres (Georgia United; Lilburn, Ga.)
FORWARDS (6): Andrew Carleton (Georgia United; Powder Springs, Ga.), Lucas del Rosario (Capital Area RailHawks Academy – CASL; Durham, N.C.), Justin Rennicks (New England Revolution; Boston, Mass.), Timothy Weah (Paris Saint-Germain; Rosedale, N.Y.), Hanif Wright (Unattached; Los Angeles, Calif.), Aristotle Zarris (Real Salt Lake AZ; Casa Grande, Ariz.)

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U-16 BNT Mar 2, 2015

2015 Netherlands 4 Nations Cup

U-16 BNT March 11, 2015 - March 15, 2015
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