United States men's national under-17 soccer team

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United States Under-17
Nickname(s) Baby Nats
Association United States
Soccer Federation
Confederation CONCACAF (North America)
Head coach John Hackworth
Captain Diego Lopez
FIFA code USA
First colors
Second colors
First international
 El Salvador 1 – 4 United States 
(Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; August 26, 1983)
Biggest win
 United States 11 – 0 Kyrgyzstan 
(Baku, Azerbaijan; May 30, 2013)
Biggest defeat

 Oman 4 – 0 United States 
(Alexandria, Egypt; September 6, 1997)
 Germany 4 – 0 United States 
(Querétaro, Mexico; June 30, 2011)
 Czech Republic 4 – 0 United States 
(Turkey; January 20, 2012)

Records for competitive matches only.
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances 16 (first in 1985)
Best result Fourth place, 1999
CONCACAF Under-17 Championship
Appearances 17 (first in 1983)
Best result Champions Gold medal icon.svg, 1983, 1992, 2011

The United States U-17 men's national soccer team is controlled by the United States Soccer Federation. The highest level of competition in which the team may compete is in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which is held every two years. The team has a full-time residency program at the IMG Soccer Academy in Bradenton, Florida.

History[edit]

CONCACAF U-17 Championship record[edit]

  • 1983: First Place Med 1.png
  • 1985: DNP
  • 1987: Second Place Med 2.png
  • 1988: Second Place Med 2.png
  • 1991: Second Place Med 2.png
  • 1992: First Place Med 1.png
  • 1994: Second Place Med 2.png
  • 1996: Second Place Med 2.png
  • 1999: Second Place Group A; won qualifying playoff•
  • 2001: First Place Group A•
  • 2003: First Place Group A•
  • 2005: First Place Group A•
  • 2007: First Place Group B•
  • 2009: First Place Group A•
  • 2011: First Place Med 1.png
  • 2013: Quarterfinals – DNQ
  • 2015: Third Place Group A – Won qualifying playoff
  • 2017: Second Place Med 2.png

• Tournaments from 1999 to 2007 followed a two group format. No championship game took place, and no standings were given. The top teams in their respective groups qualified, and the second placed teams played in a playoff to decide the final seed. 2009 gave everyone qualification due to a swine flu epidemic.

FIFA U-17 World Cup record[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA GD
China 1985 Group Stage 12th 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2
Canada 1987 Group Stage 13th 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2
Scotland 1989 Group Stage 9th 3 1 1 1 5 7 –2
Italy 1991 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 3 0 1 6 2 +4
Japan 1993 Quarter-Finals 7th 4 1 1 2 8 8 0
Ecuador 1995 Group Stage 15th 3 0 0 3 1 6 –5
Egypt 1997 Group Stage 11th 3 1 0 2 4 7 –3
New Zealand 1999 Fourth Place 4th 6 3 1 2 9 8 +1
Trinidad and Tobago 2001 Group Stage 15th 3 0 0 3 3 8 –5
Finland 2003 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 2 0 2 8 7 +1
Peru 2005 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 2 1 1 7 5 +2
South Korea 2007 Round of 16 16th 4 1 0 3 7 9 –2
Nigeria 2009 Round of 16 12th 4 2 0 2 4 4 0
Mexico 2011 Round of 16 12th 4 1 1 2 4 6 –2
United Arab Emirates 2013 Did not qualify
Chile 2015 Group Stage 21st 3 0 1 2 3 8 –5
India 2017 Quarter-Finals 7th 5 3 0 2 11 7 +4
Peru 2019 To be determined
Total 16/17 0 titles 60 22 6 32 86 102 –16

Recent fixtures and results[edit]

2016[edit]

2017[edit]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 24 players were called up for the 2018 Sportchain Cup in Benicassim, Spain from April 16-21, 2018.[1]

Head Coach: United States John Hackworth

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Aaron Cervantes (2002-03-20) March 20, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 United States Orange County SC
1GK Damian Las (2002-04-11) April 11, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 United States Chicago Fire

2DF Axel Alejandre (2002-08-02) August 2, 2002 (age 15) 0 0 United States Chicago FC United
2DF Michael Barragan (2002-03-22) March 22, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Mexico Atlas
2DF George Bello (2002-01-22) January 22, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 United States Atlanta United
2DF Tayvon Gray (2002-08-19) August 19, 2002 (age 15) 0 0 United States New York City FC
2DF Kobe Hernandez (2002-06-26) June 26, 2002 (age 15) 0 0 United States LA Galaxy
2DF Mason Judge (2002-03-29) March 29, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 United States Chargers SC
2DF Joseph Scally (2002-12-31) December 31, 2002 (age 15) 0 0 United States New York City FC
2DF John Tolkin (2002-07-31) July 31, 2002 (age 15) 0 0 United States New York Red Bulls

3MF Luis Flores (2002-04-06) April 6, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 United States Shattuck-Saint Mary's
3MF Gilbert Fuentes (2002-02-21) February 21, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 United States San Jose Earthquakes
3MF Cesar Garcia (2002-08-04) August 4, 2002 (age 15) 0 0 United States FC Dallas
3MF Jack Imperato (2002-02-20) February 20, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 United States De Anza Force
3MF Andres Jasson (2002-01-17) January 17, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 United States New York City FC
3MF Adam Saldana (2002-02-07) February 7, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 United States Real So Cal
3MF Peter Stroud (2002-04-23) April 23, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 United States New York Red Bulls

4FW Adam Armour (2002-09-27) September 27, 2002 (age 15) 0 0 United States North Carolina FC
4FW Gianluca Busio (2002-05-28) May 28, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 United States Sporting Kansas City
4FW Diego Lopez (2002-01-06) January 6, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 United States Atlanta United
4FW Joshua Pynadath (2002-02-20) February 20, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Netherlands Ajax
4FW Beni Redzic (2002-09-26) September 26, 2002 (age 15) 0 0 United States FC Dallas
4FW Giovanni Reyna (2002-11-13) November 13, 2002 (age 15) 0 0 United States New York City FC
4FW Ray Serrano (2002-05-09) May 9, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 United States Seattle Sounders

2017 FIFA U17 World Cup[edit]

The following 21 players were called up by Hackworth for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India from 6–28 of October 2017.[2]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
21 1GK Alexander Budnik (2000-02-04) February 4, 2000 (age 18) 0 0 United States Sockers FC
1 1GK Justin Garces (2000-08-23) August 23, 2000 (age 17) 0 0 United States Atlanta United FC
12 1GK C.J. dos Santos (2000-08-24) August 24, 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Portugal Benfica

13 2DF Sergino Dest (2000-11-03) November 3, 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Netherlands Ajax
3 2DF Chris Gloster (2000-07-28) July 28, 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Germany Hannover 96
2 2DF Jaylin Lindsey (2000-03-27) March 27, 2000 (age 18) 0 0 United States Sporting Kansas City
4 2DF James Sands (2000-07-06) July 6, 2000 (age 17) 0 0 United States New York City FC
5 2DF Tyler Shaver (2000-05-13) May 13, 2000 (age 18) 0 0 United States New York City FC
14 2DF Akil Watts (2000-02-04) February 4, 2000 (age 18) 0 0 United States Portland Timbers

15 3MF George Acosta (2000-01-09) January 9, 2000 (age 18) 0 0 Argentina Boca Juniors
16 3MF Taylor Booth (2001-05-31) May 31, 2001 (age 17) 0 0 United States Real Salt Lake
6 3MF Chris Durkin (2000-02-08) February 8, 2000 (age 18) 0 0 United States D.C. United
8 3MF Blaine Ferri (2000-09-29) September 29, 2000 (age 17) 0 0 United States Solar Chelsea SC
20 3MF Chris Goslin (2000-05-12) May 12, 2000 (age 18) 0 0 United States Atlanta United FC
18 3MF Indiana Vassilev (2001-02-16) February 16, 2001 (age 17) 0 0 England Aston Villa

7 4FW Ayo Akinola (2000-01-20) January 20, 2000 (age 18) 25 24 Canada Toronto FC
11 4FW Andrew Carleton (2000-06-22) June 22, 2000 (age 18) 0 0 United States Atlanta United FC
19 4FW Jacobo Reyes (2000-08-11) August 11, 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Mexico Monterrey
17 4FW Bryan Reynolds Jr (2001-06-28) June 28, 2001 (age 16) 0 0 United States FC Dallas
9 4FW Josh Sargent (2000-02-20) February 20, 2000 (age 18) 30 18 Germany Werder Bremen
10 4FW Tim Weah (2000-02-22) February 22, 2000 (age 18) 0 0 France Paris Saint-Germain

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U-17 MNT TO FACE INDIA AND NORWAY IN 2018 SPORTCHAIN CUP". www.ussoccer.com. Retrieved 2018-05-06. 
  2. ^ "Hackworth Names USA Roster for 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India". www.ussoccer.com. Retrieved 2017-09-22. 

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