[USA UNDER-17 MEN]The U.S. under-17 national team rolled to another tournament title, crushing host Bosnia-Herzegovina, 4-1, to win the Josip Katalinski Memorial Tournament in Sarajevo on Sunday. Christian Pulisic led the USA with a hat trick in 17 minutes in the second half.
Haji Wright, who had four goals in the opening win over Montenegro added the fourth goal. Afterward, Bosnia-Herzegovina coach Sakib Malkocevic praised Richie Williams' U-17s, saying they were far ahead of other teams in the tournament physically, technically and tactically. Montenegro beat Macedonia, 2-0, for third place.
After crushing England and Brazil to win the Nike International Friendlies in December, the U-17s beat host Turkey to win the Mercedes Benz Aegean Cup in January.
Next up for the U-17s: two games against Croatia in Zagreb.
April 6 in Sarajevo
Bosnia-Herzegovina 1 USA 4.Goals: Suljic 65; Wright 37, C.Pulisic 56, 60, 73.
Bosnia-Herzegovina --Keranovic (Jovic 61), Davidovic (Serbecic 61), Husic, Stanic Miletic, Nikic, Suljic (Delic 78), Zeric (Maxic 78), Mustedanagic, Demirovic (Mujagic 53), Behram (Bijelic 53).
USA --Silva, Olosunde, Lara, Velela, Arellano, Calvillo, C.Pulisic, Da Silva (Zendejas 52), De La Torre (McCabe 68), Wright, Gallardo (Adams 68).