The USA fell to Portugal, 3-0, after conceding three goals in the last 12 minutes in the Division 1 semifinals of the Concacaf Under-15 Boys Championship in Bradenton, Florida.
The three goals were the first the USA gave up in five matches, which consisted of two 35-minute halves. It was the fifth game in
Portugal moved into Sunday's final against Slovenia, another European guest team. It beat Canada, 2-1, in the other semifinal.
St. Lucia and British Virgin
Islands captured the Division 2 and Division 3 crowns, respectively. Aug. 10 in Bradenton, Florida
Goals: Nabian 58, Marques 64, Rodrigues 68. USA --
Alguera; Reynolds (Tanton 49), Avila, Leone, Martinez (Hot 63), Rotundo, Torres (Valdez 49), Yohannes (Pukstas 42),
Rodriguez, Cisneros, Jauregui (Oliva 42). Portugal --
Gomes; David Monteiro, Teixeira (Diogo Monteiro 70), Costa, Silva (Esteves 70), Faria (Essugo 47); Prioste, Marques, Cruz, Moreira
(Rodrigues 47), Nabian (Chermiti 69).