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Baby Yanks beat Argies, fall to Uruguay, Chile at Copa Cordoba

Posted on 29 June 2010 by ASN Staff

The U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team defeated Argentina in their first match of the Copa Cordoba in Cordoba, Argentina. Goals from Kellen Gulley and Aldo Alvarez guided the U.S. to a 2-1 victory against the host nation. The team was unable to capitalize on their good start and dropped the next two matches against Uruguay and Chile 2-1 and 3-1, respectively. Riggs Lennon scored the lone goal in the loss to Chile and an Uruguay own goal accounted for the U.S. tally on June 25.

U.S. Copa Cordoba Schedule

Date Opponent Result Goalscorers
June 23 Argentina 2-1 W Gulley, Alvarez
June 25 Uruguay 1-2 L own goal
June 27 Chile 1-3 L Lennon

U.S. U-17 Roster by Position

GOALKEEPERS (2): Wade Hamilton (Arsenal; Murietta, Calif.), Fernando Pina (Houston Dynamo; Houston),

DEFENDERS (7): Ive Burnett (Central Jackson Soccer; Brandon, Miss.), Holden Fender (North Atlanta SA; Marietta, Ga.), Griffen Heffner* (CASL Chelsea FC; Wendells, N.C.), Riggs Lennon (Sereno SC; Paradise Valley, Ariz.), Marc Pelosi (DeAnza Force; Sunnyvale, Calif.), Nathan Smith (Cal Odyssey; Clovis, Calif.) Andrew Souders (Crew Soccer Academy; Amherst, Ohio)

MIDFIELDERS (9): Aldo Alvarez* (SCYSO; Ontario, Calif.), Joe Amon (South Carolina United; Summerville, S.C.), Alejandro Guido (Aztecs Premier; Chula Vista, Calif.), Jared Hegardt* (Notts Forest FC; San Diego), Nico Melo (Florida Rush; Kissimmee, Fla.), Alessandro Mion (Miami FC Kendall; Miami, Fla.), Steven Oliveri* (Kicks SC; Hobe Sound, Fla.), Tarik Salkicic (Strictly Soccer; Pinellas Park, Fla.), Danny Zaid* (Camp Elite Guatemala; Guatemala City)

FORWARDS (6): Kellen Gulley (MS Chicago Fire Juniors; Clinton, Miss.), Alfred Koroma* (Solar SC; Arlington, Texas), Andrew Oliver (Westside United; Indianapolis), Francisco Ramirez* (Aztecs FC Premier; San Diego, Calif.), Mario Rodriguez (Central Aztecs; North Hollywood, Calif.), Esteban Rodriguez (LAFC Chelsea; Palmdale, Calif.)

*not part of Residency during Spring 2010 semester

If you have any news/photos/videos on the above players please post the link in the comment area below. Thank you!

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