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Global Aug 22, 2017

Mexico tops USA 2-0 in CONCACAF U-15 Boys’ Championship final

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BRADENTON, Florida (Via CONCACAF) – Mexico captured its first-ever CONCACAF U-15 Boys’ Championship title, earning a 2-0 win over the United States in the 2017 final on Saturday at the IMG Academy.

The Mexicans completed the tournament with a perfect overall record of 5W-0D-0L (15GF, 0GA), while the U.S. went 4-0-1 (15GF, 3 GA).

After a scoreless first half, defender Jorge Garcia struck in the 57th minute to give the Tricolor a 1-0. Midfielder Zinedin Hernandez (70’+2) netted an insurance goal in the second minute of second-half stoppage time.

Mexico also took home three tournament honors: Scotiabank Fair Play; Golden Glove (goalkeeper Arturo Delgado) and Golden Ball (Garcia).

Honduras won the inaugural U-15 Championship after defeating Guatemala in the 2013 decider, 2-1.

List of Champions

2013: Honduras

2015: Mexico

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