The U-17 quarter-finalists teams of U.S. and England can be the harbingers of change for their respective senior teams in the near future.
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The decision on who will manage the U.S. men's national team for next month's friendly against Portugal will be made some time this weekend.
United States under-17 coach John Hackworth told his players that it was up to them "to give hope to our country" after the senior U.S. team's failure
He has forever been under the shadow of his father George Weah, but on Monday, 17-year-old Timothy showed that he isn't too shabby at football either.
Timothy Weah scored the Under-17 World Cup's second hat-trick as USA thrashed Paraguay 5-0 in the round of 16.
James Sands has been instrumental in keeping USA's defence a miserly one at the World Cup but must now take another tough test against Paraguay.
Colombia beat USA 3-1 to qualify for the knockout stages of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as USA fail to finish the group in the top two.
A profligate Ghana were made to rue an empty-net miss from Eric Ayiah, as USA pounced to steal a 1-0 win in Delhi.
Substitute Ayo Akinola's 75th minute strike helped USA beat Ghana 1-0 and become the first team to enter the round of 16.
Josh Sargent, Chris Durkin and Andrew Carleton scored goals as the U.S. had little trouble in a 3-0 win over India in front of 45,000 in New Delhi.
Goals from Joshua Sargent, Christopher Durkin and Andrew Carleton helped USA beat hosts India 3-0 in their opening Group A match of the FIFA U17 WC.
Tim Weah isn't bothered by comparisons to his father, former FIFA World Player of the Year George Weah. Instead, the U.S. U17 star embraces them.
India coach Luis Matos says the hosts will play as a unit and fight hard to stop the attack-minded US team in their U-17 World Cup opener.
Upon arrival in India, the US U17 team have had to go through plenty emotionally after learning about Las Vegas ahead of their WC opener against India
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A little over 500 players from 24 countries will be in India for the FIFA U-17 World Cup. Here are the interesting bits about some of them.
United States under-17 national team manager John Hackworth has named his 23-player roster that will represent the U.S. at next month's U-17 World Cup
Tab Ramos has agreed to an extension with U.S. Soccer to remain coach of the United States under-20 team and youth technical director.
The Vancouver Whitecaps have signed former U.S. U-17 international Danny Barbir to the team's reserve side, Whitecaps FC 2 in USL.
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