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United States U17s win Concacaf championship with 4-0 win over Mexico



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The future looks as bright as ever for the U.S. Women’s National Team after a dominant performance by the U-17 team in capturing the Concacaf U-17 Championship for the fourth straight time.

The U.S. outscored opponents 32-2 during its run to the sixth overall US title in the competition that dates back to 2008.

Midfielder Kennedy Fuller (Southlake, Texas / Solar SC) won the Golden Boot as the tournament’s top scorer with eight goals, scoring five goals in the USA’s opening group stage match again Panama, one goal in group stage finale against Canada and a brace in the semifinal victory over Haiti.

Fuller’s strong individual effort complemented a full team performance from the young Americans, who also secured their spot in the 2024 FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup with a 7-1 victory over Haiti in the semifinal.

The U-17 World Cup will be held October 16 to November 3 in the Dominican Republic.

Midfielder Kimmi Ascanio and forwards Mya Townes and Alex Pfeiffer all scored in the final and the Americans also forced Mexico into an own goal on the way do a dominating victory at the Mexican National Team Training Center.

Matthew Ralph is the managing editor of Philadelphia Soccer Now / Brotherly Game. He's covered soccer at all levels for many years in the Philadelphia region and has also written for, NPSL, PrepSoccer and other publications. He lives with his wife and two young children in Broomall, Pa., but grew up in South Jersey and is originally from Kansas.

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