[USA UNDER-15 BOYS]
The U.S. under-15 boys national team fell to Japan U-16s, 3-0, two days after both teams concluded play at the Torneo delle Nazioni in northern
Japan midfielder Sato Sota
scored once in each half, sandwiching a strike by teammate Suga Daiki
a rain soaked game against the U.S.
Coached by Hugo Perez
, the U.S. U-15s went 1-2-0 in tournament play against older competition, finishing third in Group C -- the group
that ultimately produced both tournament finalists in Slovenia and Mexico.
The U-15s have a second friendly scheduled against Zambia on Thursday. April 29 in Savogna d’Isonzo USA 0 Japan 3.
Goals: Sota 16, 42, Daiki 17. USA --
Lopez; Gruno, Uribe, Eves, Alfaro (Vines, 30, Kash, 40); Torres (Aguilera, 51), Marquez (Trujillo, 26), Gonzalez, Carranza; Marin (Wright, 26); Del Rosario (Raygoza, 54).