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Global May 09, 2017

Five U.S. players named to CONCACAF U-17 Championship Best XI

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PANAMA CITY, Panama (Via CONCACAF) – Following completion of the 2017 CONCACAF Under-17 Championship, the Technical Study Group announced the tournament’s Best XI and handed out awards.

The selection contains four players from the champion Mexico, five from runner-up United States and one each from Costa Rica and Honduras.

Mexico’s outstanding midfielder Jairo Torres captured Golden Ball honors.

Here’s a look at the team:

2017 CONCACAF Under-17 Championship Best XI

Goalkeeper: Justin Garces (United States)
Right Defender: Jaylin Lindsey (United States)
Central Defender: James Sands (United States)
Central Defender: Luis Olivas (Mexico)
Left Defender: Walter Cortes (Costa Rica)
Right Midfielder: Jairo Torres (Mexico)
Central Midfielder: Chris Durkin (United States)
Central Midfielder: Alexis Gutierrez (Mexico)
Left Midfielder: Carlos Mejia (Honduras)
Forward: Daniel Lopez (Mexico)
Forward: Josh Sargent (United States)


Golden Ball
Jairo Torres (Mexico)

Golden Boot
Carlos Mejia (Honduras), 7 goals

Golden Glove
Justin Garces (United States)

Fair Play Award

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