• Monday Sep 30, 2013

    Mexico U17s, UAE play to 1-1 draw

    Action from the under-17 international friendly between Mexico and the United Arab Emirates on September 30, 2013, in Marbella, Spain. (Photo courtesy of the Federación Mexicana de Fútbol Asociación)

     

    MARBELLA, Spain – Mexico and the United Arab Emirates played to a 1-1 draw on Monday in an under-17 international friendly at the Marbella Football Center.  Both sides are preparing for the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup, which the UAE is hosting, October 17 - November 8.

     

    The CONCACAF champion enjoyed a bright start to the game and was rewarded with a goal in the 26th minute through the outstanding Marco Antonio Granados.

     

    Seven minutes after the break, Mexican central defender Pedro Terán was whistled for a foul against Zayed Al Amri in the penalty area.  Humaid Salmin converted the spot kick to make the score 1-1.

     

    Alejandro Diaz had a chance to put Mexico ahead, but his 70th minute effort was saved.

     

    In its second of three games in Spain, the Tricolor will face Uzbekistan on October 2, also in Marbella.

     

  • Champions League

    Related News



RELATED NEWS YOU'LL LIKE

Stalteri named Canada U-17 head coach

Paul Stalteri has been appointed head coach of the Canada men’s under-17 national team, it was announced Thursday.

Hackworth named U.S. U-17 head coach

John Hackworth has been appointed head coach of the United States under-17 men’s national team, it was announced Wednesday.

U17WC: Mexico proud of play, displeased by defeat

After winning the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup and finishing as runner-up two years ago, falling 3-2 to Belgium in the match for third place on Sunday was not the way Mexico wanted to conclude its 2015 journey.

U17WC: Belgium tops Mexico for third place

A dramatic late goal lifted 10-man Belgium to a 3-2 victory over Mexico in the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup’s match for third place on Sunday at the Estadio Sausalito.

U17WC: After Nigeria loss, Mexico looks to Belgium

For the first time in the competition’s last three editions, Mexico will not be appearing in the FIFA U-17 World Cup final.