U.S. boys finish ninth at U-15 Torneo delle Nazioni

The USA beat Norway, 2-1, in its last of five games at the U-15 Torneo delle Nazioni co-hosted by Slovenia and Italy to finish in ninth place. The USA, coached by Steve Klein, moved into the ninth-place consolation bracket after finishing third in group play with losses to Slovenia (1-0) and Mexico (3-0) after opening with a 3-0 win over India.

A penalty-kick shootout win over England following a 1-1 tie earned the USA the matchup with Norway. Austin Brummett (Seattle Sounders academy) and Evan Rotundo (San Diego Surf)  scored in the win over Norway.

Mexico won the tournament title with a 2-1 win over Japan.

2019 U-15 Torneo delle Nazioni
1. Mexico
2. Japan
3. Austria
4. Czech Republic
5. Italy
6. Russia
7. Portugal
8. Slovenia
9. USA
10. Norway
11. Turkey
12. England
13. Macedonia
14. India

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