Monday, August 20, 2007
Young Americans Humbled
After dominating the first half hour of play John Hackworth's US squad has been shocked in the U-17 World Cup by Tajikistan who has qualified for the first time for any FIFA event. The 4-3 Tajik win over a nation that has qualified for every single U-17 World Cup speaks volumes about the progress US Soccer isn't making at the youth level despite the much talked about residency program at the Bradenton Academy in Florida. Much more on this later.