USA qualifies for 2007 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

The U.S. Beach Soccer team won all three of its games in the 2007 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Tournament in Acapulco to qualify for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2007 in Rio de Janeiro Nov. 1-11. The USA beat El Salvador (9-5), Costa Rica (5-3) and Mexico (5-4). Jevin Albuquerque (5 goals), Brendon Taguinod (4) and Yuri Morales (3) led the USA in scoring. Morales scored a hat trick in the clinching win over host Mexico.

Other members of the U.S. Beach Soccer Team, coach by Roberto Ceciliano, are Anthony Chimienti, Zak Ibsen, Luis Montanez Francis Farberoff, Benyam Astorga, Bayard Elfvin, Joshua Nolz, Raphael Xexeo and Ronald Silva.

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