U.S. Soccer

U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team

2016 Nike Friendlies - Bradenton, Fla. - Nov. 30-Dec. 4

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE
M 5-6 Miami, Florida Weston FC
F 5-7 Brampton, Ontario Toronto FC
M Providence, R.I. New England Revolution
D 5-7 Rosewell, Georgia Georgia United
F 5-5 128 Powder Springs, Georgia Georgia United
D 5-7 136 Almere-Stad, Netherlands Ajax (Netherlands)
GK 6-2 150 Philadelphia, Penn. Philadelphia Union
M Glen Allen, Va. Richmond United
M Southlake, Texas Solar Chelsea SC
GK Miami, Fla. Kendall FC
D Montclair, N.J. New York Red Bulls
D 5-5 Charlotte, North Carolina Charlotte SA
D 5-10 143 Palm Beach, Fla. Philadelphia Union
F 5-10 140 The Colony, Texas FC Dallas
M Westbury, N.Y. BW Gottschee
M Rye, N.Y. New York Soccer Club
F O'Fallen, Mo. St. Louis Scott Gallagher
M Mira Loma, Calif. FC Golden State
M 5-9 155 Savannah, Ga. IMG Academy
F 5-8 Rosedale, New York New York Red Bulls

2016 Nike Friendlies - Bradenton, Fla. - Nov. 30-Dec. 4

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-6

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Miami, Florida

Club:Weston FC

Position:Forward

Height:5-7

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Brampton, Ontario

Club:Toronto FC

Position:Midfielder

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Providence, R.I.

Club:New England Revolution

Position:Defender

Height:5-7

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Rosewell, Georgia

Club:Georgia United

Position:Forward

Height:5-5

Weight:128

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Powder Springs, Georgia

Club:Georgia United

Position:Defender

Height:5-7

Weight:136

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Almere-Stad, Netherlands

Club:Ajax (Netherlands)

Position:Goalkeeper

Height:6-2

Weight:150

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Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:Philadelphia, Penn.

Club:Philadelphia Union

Position:Midfielder

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Glen Allen, Va.

Club:Richmond United

Position:Midfielder

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Southlake, Texas

Club:Solar Chelsea SC

Position:Goalkeeper

Birthdate:

Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:Miami, Fla.

Club:Kendall FC

Position:Defender

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Montclair, N.J.

Club:New York Red Bulls

Position:Defender

Height:5-5

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Charlotte, North Carolina

Club:Charlotte SA

Position:Defender

Height:5-10

Weight:143

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Palm Beach, Fla.

Club:Philadelphia Union

Position:Forward

Height:5-10

Weight:140

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:The Colony, Texas

Club:FC Dallas

Position:Midfielder

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Westbury, N.Y.

Club:BW Gottschee

Position:Midfielder

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Rye, N.Y.

Club:New York Soccer Club

Position:Forward

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:O'Fallen, Mo.

Club:St. Louis Scott Gallagher

Position:Midfielder

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Mira Loma, Calif.

Club:FC Golden State

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-9

Weight:155

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Savannah, Ga.

Club:IMG Academy

Position:Forward

Height:5-8

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:Rosedale, New York

Club:New York Red Bulls

Nominees Set for 2016 U.S. Soccer Young Male, Young Female and Disabled Player of the Year

CHICAGO (Dec. 5, 2016) – U.S. Soccer has announced the nominees for the 2016 U.S. Soccer Young Male, Young Female and Disabled Player of the Year awards.

Nominees for Young Male Player of the Year are Andrew Carleton, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Josh Sargent, Christian Pulisic and Jordan Morris.

Young Female Player of the Year nominees are midfielders Emily Ogle and Andi Sullivan, defenders Kaleigh Riehl and Karina Rodriguez and forward Ashley Sanchez. This is the second nomination for Sanchez.

The Disabled Player of the Year nominees are Adam Ballou (Paralympic Soccer National Team), Nico Calabria (U.S. Amputee Soccer National Team), Emily Cressy (U.S. Deaf Women’s National Team), Matt Eby (U.S. Deaf Men’s National Team)

The winner for the Young Male Player of the Year award will be announced on Friday, Dec. 9 on FS1, while the winner for the Young Female Player of the Year award will be revealed on Sunday, Dec. 11 on ESPN FC. The Disabled Player of the Year winner will be announced Monday, Dec. 12 on ussoccer.com.

A new voting process was put into place in 2014. Votes are collected from respective National Team coaches, National Team players who have earned a cap in 2016, American soccer league (MLS, NASL and NWSL) head coaches, select media members, former players and administrators.

Players cannot win the Young Male or Young Female award more than once.

The award for Young Male and Young Female Player of the Year was first awarded in 1998 with Josh Wolff and Cindy Parlow, winning for Young Male and Young Female, respectively. The Disabled Player of the Year was first awarded in 2012 with Felicia Schroeder earning the honor.

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USA Wins 2016 Nike International Friendlies with 3-0 Victory vs. Brazil

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2016) – Goals from Ayo Akinola, Josh Sargent and Timothy Weah led the U.S Under-17 Men’s National Team to a 3-0 victory against Brazil, clinching the 2016 Nike International Friendlies title on Sunday night at Premier Sports Campus. The championship marks the U-17 MNT’s third Nike International Friendlies title since 2010 and first since 2013. After Read more
U-17 MNT Dec 4, 2016

Penalty Kicks on Both Sides of Halftime Give Portugal 2-0 Win vs. Turkey

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U-17 MNT Dec 4, 2016

U.S. U-17 MNT to Wrap Up 2016 Nike International Friendlies with Brazil Clash | 5pm ET

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2016) – After defeating Portugal 7-1 and Turkey 5-1 in their first two meetings of the 2016 Nike International Friendlies, the U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team looks to continue their streak of dominant performances when it takes on a strong Brazil team on Sunday. Both teams have yet to experience defeat in the round-robin tournament, but the USA maintain Read more
U-17 MNT Dec 4, 2016

Braces from Akinola and Carleton Give USA 5-1 Win vs. Turkey at Nike Friendlies

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2016) – The first 23 minutes of Friday’s Nike International Friendlies nightcap belonged to the visiting Turkey U-17 team. The 67 minutes that followed, however, were dominated by a faster, more physical and more creative USA side in front of 3.933 fans at Premier Sports Complex. With the American Outlaws chanting and the Blue Skye Pipes and Drums band c Read more
U-17 MNT Dec 2, 2016

Brazil and Portugal Draw 3-3 in Wild Back-and-Forth Match at 2016 Nike Friendlies

Brazil tackles Portugal to begin the second matchday of the 2016 Nike International Friendlies; Hosted by U.S. Soccer at Premier Sports Complex in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2016) -  A hat trick from Portugal’s Umaro Embalo wasn’t enough to stave off a second half onslaught from Brazil as Paulo Henrique, Vinicius Jr., and a stoppage time free kick fro Read more
U-17 MNT Dec 2, 2016

U-17 MNT Faces Turkey On Day Two of 2016 Nike Friendlies

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2016) – Coming off a dominant 7-1 victory over Portugal on Wednesday, the United States U-17 Men’s National Team looks for its second win at the 2016 Nike International Friendlies when they take on Turkey on Friday night at Premier Sports Campus. In the tournament's opening game, Turkey played Brazil close before falling 4-2 on Wednesday afternoon. The USA Read more
U-17 MNT Dec 2, 2016

Sargent Leads U-17 MNT to Dominant 7-1 Victory vs. Portugal in USA's Nike Friendlies Opener

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2016) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team used a hat trick from captain Josh Sargent, a brace from Andrew Carleton and second half markers from Ayo Akinola and Rayshaun McGann to open the 2016 Nike International Friendlies with an impressive 7-1 win against Portugal at Premier Sports Campus on Wednesday night. Carleton got the scoring started when Read more
U-17 MNT Nov 30, 2016

Brazil Tops Turkey 4-2 in 2016 Nike Friendlies Opener

Brazil battles Turkey in the opening match of the 2016 Nike International Friendlies; Hosted by U.S. Soccer at Premier Sports Complex in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. Brazil Opens 2016 Nike International Friendlies With 4-2 Win Against Turkey In the first game of the 2016 Nike International Friendlies, Brazil secured the first three points of the tournament by defeating Turkey 4-2. It was a g Read more
U-17 MNT Nov 30, 2016

U-17 MNT Kicks Off 2016 Nike Friendlies vs. Portugal

BRADENTON, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2016) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team will embark on its last international test of the 2016 calendar year when it hosts the Nike International Friendlies this week at Premier Sports Complex in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. The round-robin tournament is held simultaneously alongside the U.S. Soccer Development Academy’s Winter Showcase, and the U-17 Read more
U-17 MNT Nov 30, 2016

2016 Nike International Friendlies, DA Winter Showcase to Stream on Facebook, YouTube

CHICAGO (Nov. 29, 2016) – The stage is set for the 2016 Nike International Friendlies and Development Academy Winter Showcase to take place from Nov. 30-Dec. 5 at Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. While both events take place in Florida, those who can’t make it to Lakewood Ranch can still follow along as a total of 12 matches – all six from the Nike International Read more
U-17 MNT Nov 29, 2016

Hackworth Names 20-Player Roster for 2016 Nike International Friendlies

CHICAGO (Nov. 29, 2015) – U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team head coach John Hackworth named a 20-player roster that will compete at the 13th annual Nike International Friendlies in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. from Nov. 30-Dec. 4. U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team Roster by Position: GOALKEEPERS (2): Carlos Joaquim Dos Santos (S.L. Benfica; Philadelphia, Penn.), Justin Garces (Kendall SC; M Read more
U-17 MNT Nov 29, 2016

Five Things to Know: Nike International Friendlies

The 2016 Nike International Friendlies kick off on Wednesday as the U-17 U.S. MNT plays host to Brazil, Portugal and Turkey in the 16th edition of the tournament at Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. Here are five things you should know about the event.   History of the Event The Nike International Friendlies were established in 2001 to provide top-level competition for the U.S. U Read more
U-17 MNT Nov 29, 2016

The U-17 MNT Completes Sweep of Jamaica U-17s with a 4-0 Victory in Second Friendly Meeting

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Nov. 7, 2016) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team blanked the Jamaica U-17s 4-0 on Nov. 6 in the second friendly matchup of the USA’s training camp in Kingston, Jamaica. George Acosta set the tone of the match early on, scoring in the 6th minute with an assist from Jaylin Lindsey. From there, the U.S. U-17s put on a passing clinic, composing a symphony of Read more
U-17 MNT Nov 7, 2016

U-17 MNT Downs Jamaica 3-0 in First of Two Friendlies

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Nov. 3, 2016) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team cruised past Jamaica’s U-17 National Team with a 3-0 victory in the first of two friendlies scheduled during their training camp in Kingston. The match was business as usual for the U-17 MNT. Andrew Carleton connected with Ayo Akinola, who had no trouble finishing to give the USA a 1-0 lead in the 21st Read more
U-17 MNT Nov 3, 2016

Hackworth Calls 22 Players for U-17 MNT Training Camp in Jamaica

CHICAGO (Nov. 1, 2016) – U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team head coach John Hackworth has named 22 players to the roster that will take part in a training camp from Oct. 30-Nov. 9 in Kingston, Jamaica. The U-17 MNT will face their Jamaican counterparts on Nov. 2 at 3 p.m. ET at the National Stadium East and on Nov. 6 at 3 p.m. ET at St. Georges College. Out of the 22 players, 18 are on Read more
U-17 MNT Nov 1, 2016
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