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2016 FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup

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USA Out of 2016 U-17 Women's World Cup After 3-2 Loss to Defending Champion Japan

AMMAN, Jordan (Oct. 8, 2016) – The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team fell to Japan 3-2 in its final group game at the 2016 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup and was eliminated from the tournament. After a goal from Ashley Sanchez put the USA up in the 33rd minute, the Americans took a 1-0 lead into halftime and were in position to qualify for the quarterfinals, even after Japan t Read more
U-17 WNT Oct 8, 2016

Match Preview: U-17 WNT Faces Japan in Crucial Group Finale with Advancement on the Line

After a big 6-1 win against Paraguay in its opening Group D match at the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s match, the U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team fell 2-1 to Ghana in its second game and now faces a critical match with defending champion Japan on Oct. 8 at Amman International Stadium in Amman, Jordan. The match will air live on FS2 starting at 11:55 a.m. ET and fans can also watch on the Read more
U-17 WNT Oct 8, 2016

A Chip Off the Old Soccer Block

U.S. U-17 WNT midfielder Brianna Pinto has a great role model in her dad, who played for the U.S. Under-18 MNT "back in the day" and played college soccer at UNC, the school she will attend in 2018. Read more
U-17 WNT Oct 6, 2016

Frankie Goes to Jordan

“She may not be fast or athletic, but at least she should be able to walk straight,” the doctors told the parents of baby Francesca Claire Tagliaferri back in 1999. Tagliaferri was born severally “pigeon-toed” meaning her feet were pointed inward, something that is not uncommon in babies. For the first four months of her life, she wore casts on her legs. Every two weeks Read more
U-17 WNT Oct 5, 2016

USA Loses Hard-Fought Game 2-1 to Ghana at 2016 U-17 Women's World Cup

AMMAN, Jordan (Oct. 4, 2016) – The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team lost 2-1 to Ghana at King Abdullah II International Stadium in its second Group D game of the 2016 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup. Frankie Tagliaferri gave the USA an early lead in just the fifth minute on a hot afternoon as the U.S. began the game with verve and intensity. After the USA scored, Ghana beca Read more
U-17 WNT Oct 4, 2016

USA Continues Group D Play at U-17 Women's World Cup vs. Ghana | Tuesday, 9am ET

The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team will resume play at the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup on Oct. 4 against Ghana at King Abdullah II International Stadium in Amman, Jordan. The match will air live on FS2 starting at 8:55 a.m. ET and fans can also watch on FOX Sports GO app, FOXSportsGo.com and FOXSoccer2GO.com (Free Code: U17WNT). Fans can also follow all the matches of the U.S Read more
U-17 WNT Oct 3, 2016

Jordan in Jordan

U-17 U.S. WNT midfielder Jordan Canniff made the USA's 2016 World Cup roster as a 15-year-old, earning her a plane ticket to, of all places, Jordan. Despite some confusion in regards to hearing her name ALL THE TIME, she's enjoying being in a country she's always wanted to visit. Read more
U-17 WNT Oct 3, 2016

U-17 WNT’s Kiara Pickett: Channeling Her Inner Dragon Warrior

From the Santa Barbara Soccer Club to the Eagles Soccer Club to the U.S. 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Team, Kiara Picket has always been the smallest player on her soccer teams. Listed at 5-foot-1, she’s one of the few people you’ll meet who will round that number down. That’s because she’s entirely comfortable with her size. “Yeah, I’m probab Read more
U-17 WNT Oct 2, 2016

Kuhlmann Scores Hat Trick as USA Dominates Paraguay 6-1 in Opening Match of FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

AL ZARQA, Jordan (October 1, 2016) – The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team defeated Paraguay 6-1, scoring twice in the first half and four times in the second to open the 2016 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup. Forward Civana Kuhlmann scored the first hat trick by a U.S. player in a FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, which included a crucial score just four minutes into the secon Read more
U-17 WNT Oct 1, 2016

All USA Matches of U-17 Women's World Cup to Air on FOX Sports

CHICAGO (Sept. 28, 2016) – The U.S. U-17 Women’s National Team will televise all the matches at the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup across the networks of FOX Sports. The USA begins Group D play this Saturday, Oct. 1, when it faces Paraguay at 11:55 a.m. ET on FOX Soccer Plus with Mark Rogondino and 1999 U.S. Women’s World Cup champion Shannon MacMillan on the call. The 2 Read more
U-17 WNT Sep 28, 2016

Match Preview: U-17 WNT Faces Paraguay in U-17 WWC Opener in Jordan

The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team kicks off the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup on Oct. 1 against Paraguay at Prince Mohammed International Stadium in Al Zarqa, Jordan, in what will be one of the final games of the second match day of the tournament. The match will air live on FOX Soccer Plus starting at 11:55 a.m. ET and fans can also watch on FOX Sports GO app, FOXSportsGo.com Read more
U-17 WNT Sep 30, 2016

5 Things to Know: The U-17 WNT and 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup

The USA continues the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup on Tuesday, Oct. 4 in Amman, Jordan, when it takes on Ghana at 8:55 a.m. ET on FS2, FOX Sports GO app, FOXSportsGo.com, FOXSoccer2GO.com and NBC Universo. Fans can enter a free promo code to watch the games on the FOXSoccer2GO.com registration page when prompted. The promo code is “U17WNT” and can be activated from Sept. Read more
U-17 WNT Sep 30, 2016

U-17 WNT Focused on World Cup Opener vs. Paraguay in Al Zarqa, Jordan

U-17 WNT head coach BJ Snow, midfielder Frankie Tagliaferri, and defender Kate Wiesner discuss the USA’s preparations in Jordan leading up to the World Cup opener against Paraguay. Read more
U-17 WNT Sep 30, 2016

Meet the 2016 U.S. U-17 Women's World Cup Team

Get to the know the 21 players on the 2016 U.S. Women's World Cup Team through 15 second bio blasts. Read more
U-17 WNT Sep 29, 2016

U-17 WNT Midfielder Jaelin Howell: The USA’s Strong Safety

On January 26, 2003, three-year-old Jaelin Howell was taken by her mom onto the field at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. Her dad, John, a safety for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, had just helped his team defeat the Oakland Raiders 48-21 to win Super Bowl XXXVII. She was too young to remember that day, but it’s clear from watching Howell play center midfield for the U.S Under-17 Women’s Read more
U-17 WNT Sep 29, 2016

Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
2-3 L Amman International Stadium; Amman, Jordan Sanchez(2)
1-2 L King Abdullah II International Stadium; Amman, Jordan 2,000 Tagliaferri
6-1 W Prince Mohammed International Stadium; Al Zarqa, Jordan 2,078 Tagliaferri, Kuhlmann(3), Pickett, Sanchez

2016 Under-17 Women's World Cup - Jordan

PLAYER POS. HT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE
GK 5-11 Laguna Beach, Calif. So Cal Blues
M 5-1 California, Md. Richmond United
D 5-5 San Jose, Calif. California Thorns FC
F 5-5 Fleming Island, Fla. Jacksonville Armada
M 5-7 Windsor, Colo. Real Colorado
GK 5-9 Surfside, Fla. Virginia
F 5-6 Littleton, Colo. Stanford
GK 5-10 Kearny, N.J. PDA
D 5-0 Santa Barbra, California Eagles SC
M 5-5 Durham, N.C. NTH Tophat
F 5-4 Oakdale, Minn. Minnesota Thunder
D 5-4 Canton, Mich. Michigan
D 5-5 Torrance, Calif. UCLA
F 5-3 Monrovia, Calif. UCLA
D 5-7 Los Gatos, Calif. De Anza Force
F 5-5 Windsor, Colo. Real Colorado
F 5-5 Brighton, Mich. Michigan Hawks
M 5-6 Colts Neck, N.J. PDA
D 5-4 Rossmoor, Calif. So Cal Blues
D 5-6 Monrovia, Calif. Slammers FC
D 5-5 West Chester, Pa. Penn Fusion

2016 Under-17 Women's World Cup - Jordan

Hillary Beall

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-11

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Laguna Beach, Calif.

Club:
So Cal Blues

Jordan Canniff

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-1

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
California, Md.

Club:
Richmond United

Naomi Girma

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

Club:
California Thorns FC

Lia Godfrey

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Fleming Island, Fla.

Club:
Jacksonville Armada

Jaelin Howell

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Windsor, Colo.

Club:
Real Colorado

Laurel Ivory

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Surfside, Fla.

Club:
Virginia

Civana Kuhlmann

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Littleton, Colo.

Club:
Stanford

Meagan McClelland

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Kearny, N.J.

Club:
PDA

Kiara Pickett

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-0

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Santa Barbra, California

Club:
Eagles SC

Brianna Pinto

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Durham, N.C.

Club:
NTH Tophat

Adrienne Richardson

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Oakdale, Minn.

Club:
Minnesota Thunder

Isabel Rodriguez

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Canton, Mich.

Club:
Michigan

Karina Rodriguez

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Torrance, Calif.

Club:
UCLA

Ashley Sanchez

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-3

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Monrovia, Calif.

Club:
UCLA

Emily Smith

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Los Gatos, Calif.

Club:
De Anza Force

Sophia Smith

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Windsor, Colo.

Club:
Real Colorado

Alexa Spaanstra

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Brighton, Mich.

Club:
Michigan Hawks

Frankie Tagliaferri

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Colts Neck, N.J.

Club:
PDA

Kennedy Wesley

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Rossmoor, Calif.

Club:
So Cal Blues

Kate Wiesner

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Monrovia, Calif.

Club:
Slammers FC

Sydney Zandi

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
West Chester, Pa.

Club:
Penn Fusion

Group A

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Mexico
3
2
0 1
10
2
8
7
Spain
3
2
0 1
9
1
8
7
New Zealand
3
1
2
0 5
7
-2
3
Jordan
3
0 3
0 1
15 -14
0

Group B

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Germany
3
2
0 1
5
2
3
7
Venezuela
3
2
1
0
5
3
2
6
Canada
3
1
1
1
4
5
-1
4
Cameroon 3
0 3
0 3
7
-4
0

Group C

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Korea DPR
3
2
0 1
7
3
4
7
England
3
1
0
2
5
4
1
5
Brazil
3
1
2
0
2
3
-1
3
Nigeria
3
0 2
1
0 4
-4
1

Group D

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Japan
3
3
0 0 13
2
11
9
Ghana
3
2
1
0 3
6
-3
6
United States
3
1
2
0 9
6
3
3
Paraguay
3
0 3
0 1
12 -11
0

Group A Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
Sept. 30
Mexico vs. New Zealand
5-0
Amman International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
Sept. 30
Jordan vs. Spain
0-6
Amman International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
Oct. 3
Spain vs. New Zealand
2-0
Al Hassan International Stadium; Irbid, Jordan
Oct. 3
Jordan vs. Mexico
1-4
Al Hassan International Stadium; Irbid, Jordan
Oct. 7 New Zealand vs. Jordan
5-0
Prince Mohammed International Stadium; Al Zarqa, Jordan
Oct. 7 Spain vs. Mexico
1-1
King Abdullah II International Stadium; Amman, Jordan

Group B Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
Sept. 30
Venezuela vs. Germany
1-2
Al Hassan International Stadium; Irbid, Jordan
Sept. 30
Cameroon vs. Canada
2-3
Al Hassan International Stadium; Irbid, Jordan
Oct. 3
Venezuela vs. Cameroon
2-1
Amman International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
Oct. 3
Germany vs. Canada
1-1
Amman International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
Oct. 7 Canada vs. Venezuela
0-2
King Abdullah II International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
Oct. 7 Germany vs. Cameroon
2-0
Prince Mohammed International Stadium; Al Zarqa, Jordan

Group C Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
Oct. 1
Nigeria vs. Brazil
0-1
King Abdullah II International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
Oct. 1
England vs. Korea DPR
3-3
King Abdullah II International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
Oct. 4
Nigeria vs. England
0-0
Prince Mohammed International Stadium; Al Zarqa, Jordan
Oct. 4
Brazil vs. Korea DPR
0-1
Prince Mohammed International Stadium; Al Zarqa, Jordan
Oct. 8 Korea DPR vs. Nigeria
3-0
Amman International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
Oct. 8 Brazil vs. England
1-2
Al Hassan International Stadium; Irbid, Jordan

Group D Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
Oct. 1
Ghana vs. Japan
0-5
Prince Mohammed International Stadium; Al Zarqa, Jordan
Oct. 1
USA vs. Paraguay
6-1
Prince Mohammed International Stadium; Al Zarqa, Jordan
Oct. 4
USA vs. Ghana
1-2
King Abdullah II International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
Oct. 4
Paraguay vs. Japan
0-5
King Abdullah II International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
Oct. 8 Japan vs. USA
3-2
Amman International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
Oct. 8 Paraguay vs. Ghana
0-1
Al Hassan International Stadium; Irbid, Jordan

Quarterfinals

#
Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
25
Oct 12
Mexico vs. Venezuela
1-2
Amman International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
26
Oct. 12
Germany vs. Spain
1-2
Amman International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
27
Oct. 13
Korea DPR vs. Ghana
2-1
Al Hassan International Stadium; Irbid, Jordan
28
Oct. 13
Japan vs. England
3-0
Al Hassan International Stadium; Irbid, Jordan

Semifinals

#
Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
29
Oct. 17
Venezuela vs. Korea DPR
0-3
King Abdullah II International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
30
Oct. 17
Spain vs. Japan
0-3
King Abdullah II International Stadium; Amman, Jordan

Third Place

# Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
31
Oct. 21
Venezuela vs. Spain
0-4
Amman International Stadium; Amman, Jordan

Final

# Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
32 Oct. 21
Korea DPR vs. Japan
0-0 (5-4 PKs)
Amman International Stadium; Amman, Jordan
2016 FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup Statistics

Record: 1-2-0

Player

Pos

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Pts

Y/R

Beall, Hillary
GK
0
0
0
0
0
0
0/0
Canniff, Jordan
M
1
1
62
0
0
0
0/0
Girma, Naomi
D
3
3
270
0
0
0
0/0
Godfrey, Lia
F
1
0
7
0
1
1
0/0
Howell, Jaelin
M
3
3
242
0
0
0
0/0
Ivory, Laurel
GK
3
3
270
0
0
0
0/0
Kuhlmann, Civana
F
3
3
267
3
1
7
0/0
McClelland, Meagan
GK
0
0
0
0
0
0
0/0
Pickett, Kiara
D
3
3
264
1
1
3
0/0
Pinto, Brianna
M
3
3
270
0
1
1
0/0
Richardson, Adrienne
F
2
0
15
0
0
0
0/0
Rodriguez, Isabel
M
2
1
84
0
0
0
0/0
Rodriguez, Karina
D
3
3
270
0
0
0
1/0
Sanchez, Ashley
F
3
3
270
3
1
7
0/0
Smith, Emily
D
0
0
0
0
0
0
0/0
Smith, Sophia
F
3
0
80
0
0
0
1/0
Spaanstra, Alexa
F
3
3
270
0
0
0
0/0
Tagliaferri, Frankie
M
3
2
149
2
0
4
0/0
Wesley, Kennedy
D
1
0
34
0
0
0
0/0
Wiesner, Kate
D
2
2
146
0
2
2
0/0
Zandi, Sydney
D
0
0
0
0
0
0
0/0

Own Goal





0



Totals


3
3
270
9
7
25
2/0

Opponent Totals


3
3
270
6
3
15
4/0

2016 FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

 Beall, Hillary
0
0
0
0
0
0
0.00
0-0-0
Ivory, Laurel
3
3
270
9
6
0
2.00
1-2-0
McClelland, Meagan
0
0
0
0
0
0
0.00
0-0-0

Totals

3
3
270
9
6
0
2.00
1-2-0

Opponent Totals

3
3
270
6
9
0
3.00
2-1-0

Updated through Oct. 8, 2016

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