NYCFC Academy U-16s open GA Cup with PK win vs. Seattle

(Via NYCFC) – The NYCFC U16s got off to a winning start at the Generation adidas Cup finals in Frisco, Texas.

Matt Pilkington’s side defeated Seattle Sounders 5-4 on penalties in the opening game of the tournament following a 0-0 draw.

Goalkeeper Johan Penaranda was the hero in the shootout, saving Seattle’s first spot kick and then NYCFC went on to net all five of their penalties.

Our boys are next in action on Sunday morning when they take on Saprissa at 11.15am ET in a game you’ll be able to watch here on NYCFC.com.

Watch the full match below or skip to 1:27:00 to see the penalties.