U.S. Soccer

U-17 MNT Draws Tanzania in 2016 AIFF Youth Cup

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                          

Lineups:
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

Misconduct Summary:
USA – Chris Durkin (caution)                       30th minute
USA – Tyler Shaver (caution)                      76

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- U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Match Report –

Match: U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team vs. India
Date: May 19, 2016         
Competition: AIFF Youth Cup 2016
Venue: Tilak Maidan; Goa, India
Kickoff: 10:30 a.m. ET (8 p.m. local)
Weather: 100 degrees

Scoring Summary:           1              2              F                                                             
USA                                        3              1              4
IND                                        0              0              0

USA - Will Sands (Andrew Carleton)                                       28th minute
USA - Will Sands (Andrew Carleton)                                       39
USA - Chandler Vaughn (Kevin Negrete)                                               45
USA - Kevin Negrete (Arturo Vasquez)                                  56          

Lineups:
USA: 12-Alex Budnik; 21-Chandler Vaughn,13-Rayshaun McGann,15-Jake Arteaga, 18-Arturo Vasquez; 16-James Sands, 8-Blaine Ferri (9-Joshua Sargent, 73), 10-George Acosta (capt.) (20-Adrian Villegas, 59); 19-William Sands, 23-Kevin Negrete, 11-Andrew Carleton (17-Niccolo Lemoine, 53)
Subs not used: 1-Justin Garces, 2-Jean-Julien Foe Nuphaus, 3-Christopher Gloster, 4-Christopher Durkin, 5-Tyler Shaver, 6-Christopher Goslin, 7-Ayomide Akinola, 14-Jaylin Lindsay, 22-Quantrell Jones
Head coach: John Hackworth

IND: 1-Mohammed Nawaz; 20-Gaston Dsilva (24-Mohamad Rakip, 60), 3-Jitendra Singh, 12-Mohammed Sarif Khan, 37-Reamsochung Chongompipa Aimol; 8-Amarjit Singh Kiyam (capt.), 6-Suresh Singh Wangja, 10-Komai Thatai; 2-Boris Singh Thangjam,9- Aman Chetri (21-Ninganba Singh Akoijam, 62), 7-Khumanthem Ninthoinganba Meetei (11-Aniket Anil Jadhav, 54)
Subs not used: 48-Tamal Naskar, 19-Saurabh Meher, 18-Joseph Vanlalhruaia, 17-Sanjeev Stalin, 13-Nongthombam Joysana Singh, 5-Hendry Antonay, 31-Narender, 47-Prabhsukhan Singh Gill
Head coach: Nicolai Pjotr Ivan Adam

Statistics: USA/ IND
Shots: 14 / 6
SOG: 7 / 3
Fouls: 9 / 8
Corner Kicks: 4 / 2
Offside: 11 / 1

Misconduct Summary:
USA - Rayshaun McGann                                                               24th minute      
USA - George Acosta                                                                      55
USA - Adrian Villegas                                                                     76          

Officials:
Referee: Priyobarta Singh Langpoklakpam
Assistant Referee: Suman Majumdar
Assistant Referee: Ricky Marshal Synnah
Fourth official: Marx Johndondok Nongsiej

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