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U-17 MNT Draws England 2-2 in Second Match of 44th Mondial Football de Montaigu Tournament

LE POIRE SUR VIE, France (March 24, 2016) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team equaled England with a 2-2 draw thanks to two goals by forward George Acosta.

In the first half, the U.S. fell behind 2-0 by the 37th minute. But Acosta scored just a minute before halftime, to narrow the score before halftime.

Acosta came through again just minutes before the final whistle, equalizing off a penalty kick drawn by Nicolas Morillo in the 76th minute.

The U.S. will take on Russia at Bretignolles Sur Mer, France on March 26 at 12 p.m. ET to finish the group stage of the tournament.

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

Match: United States U-17 Men’s National Team vs. England
Date: March 24, 2016     
Competition: 44th Mondial Football de Montaigu
Venue: Le Poire Sur Vie, France
Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET
Weather: 45 degrees

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

ENG - Morgan Gibbs White                                         33rd minute
ENG - Kane Wilson                                                          37
USA - George Acosta (Blaine Ferri)                           39
USA - George Acosta (Penalty Kick)                         76                                          

Lineups:
USA: 12-Justin Garces; 13-Arturo Vasquez (18-Niccolo Lemoine, 72), 4-Chris Durkin (capt.), 15-Jake Arteaga (14-Kelee Cornfield Saunders, 69), 3-Rayshaun McGann; 6-James Sands (8-Christopher Goslin, 41), 10-Blaine Ferri (2-Jean Julien Foe Nuphaus, 41), 20-George Acosta; 17-Timothy Weah (7-Ayomide Akinola, 41), 9-Josh Sargent, 11-Andrew Carleton (19-Nicolas Garcia Morillo, 41)
Subs Not Used: 1-Alex Budnik, 16-Adrian Villegas, 5-Tyler Shaver
Head Coach: Shaun Tsakiris

ENG: 13-Harrison Male; 2-Marcel Lavinier, 12-Kane Wilson,16-Robert Strachan, 3-Zechariah Medley; 4-Matthew O'Riley, 7-George McEachran (capt.), 10-Phillip Foden; 19-Rhian Brewster (9-Daniel Loader, 69), 17-Reo Griffiths (14-Oliver Skipp, 55), 18-Morgan Gibbs White
Subs Not Used: 1-Alexander Cull, 6-Jonathan Panzo,11-Ian Poveda Ocampo, 15-Jadon Sancho, 20-Angel Gomes
Head Coach: Dan Micciche

Misconduct Summary:
USA - James Sands (caution)                                       36th minute                      
ENG - George McEachran (caution)                         44          
USA - Jake Arteaga (caution)                                      65
USA - Christopher Goslin (caution)                           70          
USA - Arturo Vasquez (caution)                                 72

Officials:
Referee: Philippe Vinche                             
Assistant Referee: Damien Boudaud
Assistant Referee: Sullivan Landrain       
4th official: Olivier Perraccdeau

Player of the match: George Acosta

*Match was 80 minutes and played on natural grass.

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U-17 MNT Mar 24, 2016

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

Match: United States U-17 Men’s National Team vs. England
Date: March 24, 2016      
Competition: 44th Mondial Football de Montaigu
Venue: Le Poire Sur Vie, France
Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET
Weather: 45 degrees

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

ENG - Morgan Gibbs White                                         33rd minute
ENG - Kane Wilson                                                          37
USA - George Acosta (Blaine Ferri)                           39
USA - George Acosta (Penalty Kick)                         76                                          

Lineups: 
USA: 12-Justin Garces; 13-Arturo Vasquez (18-Niccolo Lemoine, 72), 4-Chris Durkin (capt.), 15-Jake Arteaga (14-Kelee Cornfield Saunders, 69), 3-Rayshaun McGann; 6-James Sands (8-Christopher Goslin, 41), 10-Blaine Ferri (2-Jean Julien Foe Nuphaus, 41), 20-George Acosta; 17-Timothy Weah (7-Ayomide Akinola, 41), 9-Josh Sargent, 11-Andrew Carleton (19-Nicolas Garcia Morillo, 41)
Subs Not Used: 1-Alex Budnik, 16-Adrian Villegas, 5-Tyler Shaver
Head Coach: Shaun Tsakiris

ENG: 13-Harrison Male; 2-Marcel Lavinier, 12-Kane Wilson,16-Robert Strachan, 3-Zechariah Medley; 4-Matthew O'Riley, 7-George McEachran (capt.), 10-Phillip Foden; 19-Rhian Brewster (9-Daniel Loader, 69), 17-Reo Griffiths (14-Oliver Skipp, 55), 18-Morgan Gibbs White
Subs Not Used: 1-Alexander Cull, 6-Jonathan Panzo,11-Ian Poveda Ocampo, 15-Jadon Sancho, 20-Angel Gomes
Head Coach: Dan Micciche

Misconduct Summary:
USA - James Sands (caution)                                       36th minute                       
ENG - George McEachran (caution)                         44           
USA - Jake Arteaga (caution)                                      65
USA - Christopher Goslin (caution)                           70           
USA - Arturo Vasquez (caution)                                 72

Officials:
Referee: Philippe Vinche                              
Assistant Referee: Damien Boudaud
Assistant Referee: Sullivan Landrain        
4th official: Olivier Perraccdeau

Player of the match: George Acosta

*Match was 80 minutes and played on natural grass.

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CHICAGO (Nov. 22, 2017) – The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team will finish up its 2017 programming with a training camp at the Elite Athlete Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., from Nov. 26 to Dec. 3.

U-18 WNT head coach Jaime Frias has called up 24 players, 20 born in 2000, the current age group for the U-18s, three born in 1999 and one born in 1998. Twenty-two players are currently playing youth club soccer while two are in college. Sixteen of the twenty-two youth club players are currently participating in the inaugural season of the U.S. Soccer Girls' Development Academy.

The pair of NCAA players are Texas A&M midfielder Addison McCain, named to the SEC All-Freshman Team last month, and UC Berkeley defender Emily Smith, who played in the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup and recently earned Pac-12 All-Freshman Team honors.

The camp will complete a 2017 slate for this age group that included international trips to England and Australia as well as four domestic training camps.

U.S. U-18 WNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Katherine Asman (NTH Tophat SC; Roswell, Ga.), MacKenna Carmichael (San Diego Surf; Mission Viego, Calif.), Mackenzie Wood (Indiana Fire Academy; Granger, Ind.)                                                                                            
DEFENDERS (9): Cassandra Hiatt (Real Colorado; Parker, Colo.), Shae Holmes (Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Anastasia Kravitz (California Thorns FC; Hillsborough, Calif.), Brianna Martinez (New Mexico Rush; Albuquerque, N.M.), Ella Shamburger (NTH Tophat SC; Atlanta, Ga.), Emily Smith (UC Berkeley; Los Gatos, Calif.), Alexa Spaanstra (Michigan Hawks; Brighton, Mich.), Hailey Stodden (Colorado Rush; Broomfield, Colo.), Isabelle Verdugo (Michigan Hawks; Plymouth, Mich.)                                                                           
MIDFIELDERS (6): Coriana Dyke (Colorado Rush; Littleton, Colo.), Erin Hohnstein (Real Colorado; Broomfield, Colo.), Addison McCain (Texas A&M; Lavon, Texas), Allison Schlegel (Real Colorado; Parker, Colo.), Summer Yates (Pacific NW; Pasco, Wash.), Sakura Yoshida (Reign Academy; Redmond, Wash.)                                                                                    
FORWARDS (6): Aleigh Gambone (McLean SC; Clifton, Va.), Rachel Jones (NTH Tophat SC; Lawrenceville, Ga.), Sydny Nasello (Tampa Bay United; Land o Lakes, Fla.), Anna Podojil (Ohio Elite Soccer Academy; Cincinnati, Ohio), Loren Sefcik (Internationals SC: Medina, Ohio), Brooke Wilson (San Diego Surf; Vista, Calif.)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

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CHICAGO (Nov. 21, 2017) – U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team head coach John Hackworth has named a 24-player preliminary roster for the 2017 Men’s Nike International Friendlies in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. that runs from Nov. 29-Dec. 3. From Nov. 24-28 the team will participate in a pre-tournament training camp, giving Hackworth additional opportunities to evaluate players before narrowing the roster down to 20. The four players not selected to the final roster will likely play for their Academy club during the 2017 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase, taking place simultaneously at the Premier Sports Campus, from Nov. 30-Dec. 10.

“To begin the new U-17 cycle with the Nike International Friendlies competing against traditional world powers is a big challenge,” Hackworth said. “However, our staff has evaluated these young men, most recently at the CONCACAF U-15 Championship, and we are all looking forward to the chance to work with this talented group.”

U.S. U-17 MNT 2017 Nike International Friendlies Roster by Position:

GOALKEEPERS (4): Khamari Culcleasure (D.C. United; Alexandria, Va.), John Tyler Harms (Shattuck- Saint Mary’s; Whitefish Bay, Wisc.), Damian Las (Chicago Fire; Norridge, Ill.), Kashope Oladapo (Portland Timbers; Happy Valley, Ore.)

DEFENDERS (7): Axel Alejandre (FC United Soccer Club; Chicago, Ill.), Sebastian Anderson (Colorado Rapids; Highlands Ranch, Co.), George Bello (Atlanta United FC; Douglasville, Ga.), Mitchell Eise (Sporting Kansas City; Springfield, Mo.), Mason Judge (Chargers Soccer Club; Tampa, Fla.), Kenneth Nielsen (Pateadores; Irvine, Calif.), Joseph Scally (New York City FC; Lake Grove, N.Y.)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Joshua Atencio (Seattle Sounders FC; Bellevue, Wash.), Gianluca Busio (Sporting Kansas City; Greenboro, NC), Adam Saldana (Real So Cal; Panorama City, Calif.), Gilbert Fuentes Perez (San Jose Earthquakes; Tracy, Calif.), Maximillian Goeggel (VFB Stuttgart; San Francisco, Calif.), Peter Stroud (New York Red Bulls; Chester, NJ)

FORWARDS (7): Julian Gaines (Lonestar Soccer Club; Austin, Tex.), Cade Hagan (Sockers FC; Naperville, Ill.), Diego Lopez (FC Golden State; Chino, Calif.), Daniel Mangarov (Atlanta United FC; Duluth, Ga.), Alfonso Ocampo Chavez (Seattle Sounders FC; Fresno, Calif.), Dante Sealy (FC Dallas; Frisco, Tex.), Ray Serrano (Seattle Sounders FC; Graham, Wash.)

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