Americans shut out Ivory Coast

December 8, 2003
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The United States advanced to the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Youth Championship, beating Ivory Coast 2-0 Monday night on goals by Justin Mapp and Ed Johnson.

The Americans will play defending champion Argentina on Friday at Abu Dhabi. The winner meets Japan, Brazil or Slovakia in the semifinals of the tournament, which is for under-20 teams.

Mapp scored in the seventh minute after a brilliant move by Bobby Convey, who kicked the ball ...

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