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

Match: U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team vs. Qatar
Date: Aug. 26, 2016   
Competition: Torneo de Naciones 2016
Venue: CAR (Centro de Alto Rendimiento); Mexico City, Mexico
Kickoff: 1:30 p.m. ET
Weather: 75 degrees

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

USA – Zyen Jones (Timothy Weah)                              9th minute
USA – Ayomide Akinola (Akil Watts)                              44
QAT – Nasser Al-Enazi                                                 64

Lineups:
USA: 12-Alex Budnik; 13-Carlos Asensio, 14-Kelee Cornfield-Saunders, 15-Jake Arteaga, 18-Akil Watts; 16-James Sands, 4-Christopher Durkin (Capt.) (6-Christopher Goslin, 46), 20-Adrian Villegas (10-George Acosta, 72); 19-Zyen Jones, 17-Ayomide Akinola (11-Andrew Carleton, 72), 7-Timothy Weah (9-Joshua Sargent, 60)
Subs Not Used: 1-Justin Garces, 2-Arturo Vasquez, 3-Christopher Gloster, 5-Rayshaun McGann, 8-Blaine Ferri
Head Coach: John Hackworth

QAT: 33-Mahmoud Abunada; 5-Saleh Binhalabi (18-Abdulaziz Al-Kathiri, 46), 25-Abdulla Abuderiba, 4-Adam Hamdi, 2-Mohamed Mohamed (17-Talal Faraj, 62); 8-Khaled Saleh (Capt.), 21-Nasser Al-Yazidi (6-Nasser Al-Sulatti, 68), 10-Ahmed Alganehi (19-Tamim Alkarbi, 68); 11-Mohammed Abudebira (7-Nasser Al-Enazi, 46), 16-Hashim Abdulatif (15-Ibrahim Al-Abdulla, 82), 9-Mohammad Bahramen
Subs Not Used: 1-Saoud Al-Ali, 14-Mohammed Al Mannai, 23-Elsadiq Elnagi  
Head Coach: Lino Felipe Neves

Stats Summary: USA / QAT
Shots: 10 / 6
Shots on Goal: 5 / 2
Fouls: 23 / 13
Corners: 4 / 5
Offside: 2 / 1

Misconduct Summary:
USA – Adrian Villegas (Caution)                                 15th minute
USA – Zyen Jones (Caution)                                        33
QAT – Khaled Saleh (Caution)                                     70
USA – George Acosta (Caution)                                   78
USA – Carlos Asensio (Caution)                                   88           

Officials:
Referee: Allan Cesar Sanchez
Assistant Referee: Rafael Bonilla
Assistant Referee: Victor Eduardo Rodriguez
Fourth Official: Alan Cristobal Rodriguez

Please note: Match was 90 minutes on natural grass at altitude.

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U-17 MNT Head Coach John Hackworth Names 20-Player Roster for 2016 Torneo de Naciones

CHICAGO (Aug. 23, 2016) - U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team head coach John Hackworth named a 20-player roster to compete in the 2016 Torneo de Naciones, set to take place Aug. 22-29, in Mexico City, Mexico.

The USA will face Portugal on Aug. 25, Qatar on Aug. 26, and finish the tournament against Mexico on Aug. 28.

The roster is made up of 20 players who recently trained in Utah, playing against Utah Valley University and RSL Monarchs.

This will be the second tournament of the summer after the U-17’s made it to the title match in the 2016 AIFF Youth Cup in India last May.

Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Alexander Budnik (Sockers FC; Arlington Heights, Ill.), Justin Garces (Kendall FC; Miami, Fla.)
DEFENDERS (6): Jake Arteaga (LA Galaxy; Glendora, Calif.), Carlos Asensio (Atlanta United; Roswell, Ga.), Kelee Cornfield-Saunders (LA Galaxy; San Marcos, Calif.), Christopher Gloster (New York Red Bulls; Montclair, N.J.), Rayshaun McGann (Philadelphia Union; Royal Palm Beach, Fla.), Arturo Vasquez (FC Golden State; Mira Loma, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (7): George Acosta (Weston FC; Hollywood, Fla.), Christopher Durkin (D.C. United; Glen Allen, Va.), Blaine Ferri (Solar Chelsea SC; Southlake, Texas), Christopher Goslin (Atlanta United; Locust Grove, Ga.), James Sands (New York Soccer Club; Rye, N.Y.), Adrian Villegas (Portland Timbers; Hood River, Ore.), Akil Watts (IMG Academy; Fort Wayne, Ind.)
FORWARDS (5): Ayomide Akinola (Toronto FC; Brampton, Ontario), Andrew Carleton (Atlanta United; Powder Springs, Ga.), Zyen Jones (Atlanta United; Clarkston, Ga.), Joshua Sargent (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri; O’Fallen, Mo.), Timothy Weah (Paris Saint-Germain; Rosedale, N.Y.)

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