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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                          

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          

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          

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


Washington D.C. to Host USA-Jamaica on June 5

CHICAGO (April 25, 2019) – The U.S. Men’s National Team will open its final preparation phase for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup by hosting a rematch of the 2017 final against Jamaica on June 5 in Washington, D.C. Kickoff at Audi Field is set for 7 p.m. ET, and the match will be broadcast live on FS1, UniMas and UDN. Fans can also follow along via U.S. Soccer’s official Facebook, Twitter (@USMNT) and Instagram (@USMNT) accounts.

The match against Jamaica – who reached the championship match in each of the last two editions for the Gold Cup - will be the first following the official submission of the MNT’s 23-player roster for the tournament. All 16 teams must submit their lists to Concacaf by June 3.

“As we prepare for the start of the Gold Cup, this is the perfect opportunity in terms of opponent and venue,” U.S. MNT head coach Gregg Berhalter said. “Playing against Jamaica we get exposure to another different style of play, and one that we may see later in the tournament. For us, there’s always something special about playing in the nation’s capital. There have been so many memorable games for the National Team in Washington, D.C., and now we look forward to beginning another chapter in the new stadium.”

The U.S. Men’s National Team will begin its quest for a record-tying seventh confederation title when they face Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago and Panama in Group D of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, taking place June 15-July 7 in the United States, Costa Rica and Jamaica. 

The MNT opens the 15th edition of the Concacaf Gold Cup with its first trip to Minnesota, taking on Guyana on Tuesday, June 18 at Allianz Field in Saint Paul, Minn., a venue that has already set the fastest record for a sell-out in tournament history.

Following that match, the U.S. moves east to face Trinidad & Tobago on Saturday, June 22 at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland before closing group play against Panama on Wednesday, June 26 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan.

Ticket Information

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Three Things on USA-Jamaica

The match marks the 26th all-time meeting between the teams and while the United States holds a 15-2-8 lead in the lifetime series, the Reggae Boyz are one of only two teams in history – along with Brazil – to knock the USA out in the Gold Cup semifinals, coming in the 2015 edition of the tournament at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Most recently, goals by Jozy Altidore and Jordan Morris led the MNT to a 2-1 win against Jamaica to capture the 2017 Gold Cup title at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.

Jordan Morris celebrates his 88th minute winner in the 2017 Gold Cup Final vs. Jamaica (John Dorton / ISI Photos)

After playing 24 matches at historic RFK Stadium – the venue which hosted more MNT matches than any other in the United States – the U.S. begins a new era in the nation’s capital with its first visit to Audi Field, the home of D.C. United. Fans in Washington are no strangers to the USA-Jamaica rivalry, having witnessed a 1-1 draw in World Cup Qualifying in 1997 and a 2-0 U.S. victory in the quarterfinals of the 2011 Gold Cup.

Jermaine Jones celebrates his first international goal in 2011 Gold Cup Quarterfinals against Jamaica (Brad Smith / ISI Photos)

The Jamaicans are seeking a third consecutive trip the final of the confederation championship, having fallen to Mexico and the United States in the previous two events. They advanced to the tournament through their participation in the inaugural Concacaf Nations League qualifying. For the first time in Gold Cup history, Jamaica will host matches in the group stage, a double header opening with Curacao-El Salvador before the Reggae Boyz face Honduras on June 16 at Independence Park in Kingston.

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