Charlotte FC winger Nimfasha Berchimas
, who turned 15 in February, scored goals in the 88th and 89th minutes to give the U.S. under-17 men's national team a 3-2 win over Ukraine's U-18 team in their opening game at the 29th annual Jezek Cup in the Czech Republic. Taha Habroune
(Crew II) scored the first goal for the USA, which is playing a year up to prepare for the U-17 World Cup later in the year. • USA starting XI --
Beaudry; Verhoeven, Banks, Hawkins, Miller; Evans, Habroune, Medina; Jamison, Ramos, Vasquez.