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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
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).