U.S. U-17s dig deep against Belgium

August 26, 2007
By Doug McIntyre
After playing poorly during consecutive losses to open the U-17 World Cup, the U.S. finally put together a complete performance, won its first game and got the help it needed to advance to the knockout stages.

The Americans looked like a different team in their 2-0 triumph over Belgium. After being put through two days of intensified training by coach John Hackworth, they played with increased passion and focus, qualities that were sorely lacking ...

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