U.S. U-15s close out play with win over China
[TORNEO DELLE NAZIONI] The U.S. under-15 boys national team closed out play at the Torneo delle Nazioni with a 3-2 win over China's under-16 national team thanks
to goals from Hanif Wright, younger brother of U-17 star Haji Wright, Marty Raygoza and Lucas Del Rosario.
Del Rosario also scored in the 2-1 loss to Mexico's U-16s. The USA was
playing against older competition throughout the first international tournament for this current crop of U-15s. It fell to host Slovenia, 4-0, in its opener.
Slovenia won the group with a
perfect record and joined the other group winners, Brazil and Chile, and Mexico, the best second-place team, in the semifinals.
The team will next gather for a domestic training camp in
July at U.S. Soccer's National Training Center in Carson, Calif.
April 27 in Miren, Slovenia
USA 3 China 2.
Goals: Wright 3, Raygoza 45, Del Rosario 56; Liu 51, 61.
USA -- Avilez; Kash, Gruno, Eves, Vines; Aguilera, Gonzalez (Carranza, 30), Marquez
(Torres, 40), Trujillo (Marin, 30); Wright (Alfaro, 61), Raygoza (Del Rosario, 47)
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