Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Americans prep for Montego Bay tournament
February 2nd, 2011 11:32PM

TAGS:  u-17 world cup, youth boys


[U.S. UNDER-17 BOYS] In a dress rehearsal for the Concacaf U-17 Championship that begins Feb. 14, the USA beat and tied Jamaica in a pair of under-17 friendlies played in Montego Bay, site of the regional finals.

After the USA and Jamaica tied, 0-0, the Americans won the rematch, 2-1, on goals by Esteban Rodriguez and Alfred Koroma.

Wilmer Cabrera's squad will return to Bradenton, Fla., on Thursday to continue daily training and travel back to Jamaica a week later.

It will face Cuba on Feb. 14 and Panama on Feb. 18 at Trelawny Stadium. The top two teams in the group will advance to the quarterfinals, and the four quarterfinal winners will earn a place at the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Mexico. 

Jan. 28 in Montego Bay
Jamaica 0 USA 0.
USA -- McIntosh, Amon, Carroll, Fehr, Smith, Allen (E.Rodriguez, 26), Salkicic (Dunn, 77), Duarte (Guido, 66), Koroma (Pelosi, 77), Oliver (McBean, 77), Arriola.

Jan. 30 in Montego Bay
Jamaica 1 USA 2. Goals: Holnes 67, E.Rodriguez (pen.) 45, Koroma 52.
USA -- Pina, Acosta, Souders (Salkicic, 90), Fehr, Smith, E.Rodriguez (Allen, 70), Dunn, Guido (Carroll, 77), Pelosi, Koroma (Oliver, 81), McBean.

  1. Gus Keri
    commented on: February 3, 2011 at 10:08 a.m.
    When will CONCACAF learn their lesson? They should do what CONMEBOL is doing. One off-day in the quarterfinals and a big team could be out of the WC.
  1. Gus Keri
    commented on: February 3, 2011 at 2:20 p.m.
    Ric..I have a limited knowledge in Spanish but I could see 6 players with a hispanic name. Am I right? 6 out of 22 is 27%. this is a good ratio. Don't expect all the players to be Latinos. When I watched the U-17 in the WC, they played with Latin style, even the non-hispanic players.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now



Recent Soccer America Daily
MLS: RSL's Schuler, Gil and Silva are out of contract    
Real Salt Lake re-signed defender Jamison Olave and exercised the 2016 contract options on seven players, ...
MLS: Chicago's Larentowicz eligible for free agency    
Veteran Jeff Larentowicz, who started 29 games in 2015, was among nine players the Chicago Fire ...
What They're Saying: Kei Kamara    
"There was part of me saying, there's no way they can get two goals in the ...
U.S. Abroad: Bedoya sees red for Canaries    
Alejandro Bedoya's first Ligue 1 start for Nantes in more than two months ended ignominiously as ...
Red Bulls-Crew SC Takeaways: Columbus holds on, barely    
A 2-0 lead from the first leg proved to be just enough for Columbus to capture ...
FC Dallas-Portland Takeaways: Timbers are peaking    
On the verge of elimination in the shootout of the knockout round against Sporting Kansas City, ...
Video Pick: Klopp gets Scouse lesson from boy reporter     
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp sits down for an interview with 9-year-old Kop Kids reporter Isaac, who ...
MLS Best XI: A new order    
LA Galaxy forward Robbie Keane, earning his fourth consecutive selection, was the only repeat selection on ...
What They're Saying: Livorno president Aldo Spinelli    
"I'm relaxed. At this time, the coach is not at risk." -- Livorno president Aldo Spinelli ...
U.S. Abroad: Fabian Johnson is on fire    
American midfielder Fabian Johnson is suddenly one of the hottest scorers in Germany. He scored two ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives