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USVI Soccer U-17 Boys Lose to Puerto Rico

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The U.S Virgin Islands Soccer Association’s (USVISA) Under 17 Boys’ first match of the 2022 Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Championship Qualifiers ended with a loss.  The winning glory goes to Puerto Rico with a 16-0 finish.  The boys played hard, and made some attempts to get forward into their opponent’s half, but to no avail.

A red card in the second half gave an added blow to the defensive efforts.  Puerto Rico was a bit more developed, composed and faster on the pitch, which allowed them to control the tempo of the match.

In the second match of the USVI’s Group B, Aruba clinched a 2-1 win over Martinique.

The Young Dashing Eagles’ next match day is at 9 a.m., Friday, Sept. 2, with Aruba.  Watch the games live at the CONCACAF app, Facebook page or YouTube channel.

U.S. Virgin Islands 2022 Qualifiers Match Schedule:

Aug. 31:   9 a.m. (0) v Puerto Rico (16)

Sept. 02:  9 a.m. v Aruba

Sept. 04:  9 a.m. v Martinique

Sept. 06:  9 a.m. v Anguilla

For more information on USVI Soccer Association programs, contact the USVI Soccer Association office at 719-9707 or email USVISA at usvisoccer@gmail.com. Follow the association on Facebook at USVI Soccer Association

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