Botafogo Ties Connecticut FC 0-0 at USYS Nationals!

Posted by Team Chicago Soccer Club on Jul 25 2013 at 11:16AM PDT in 2012-2013

Team Chicago Academy-Botafogo remained unbeaten with a 0-0 tie today against Connecticut FC at the US Youth Soccer National Championships in Overland Park, Kansas. After both teams opened play with a 2-1 victory on Tuesday they sit tied atop Pool A with 4 points and a 2-1 goal-difference.

Botafogo will now need to beat Oklahoma FC by a bigger margin than Connecticut FC beats Lou Fusz Wipke in tomorrow’s 11:30am games to secure a spot in the National Champions game on Sunday.

Botafogo played a solid game and created by far the most chances. A 4-1 or 4-2 scoreline in Botafogo’s favor would not have been an unfair result. But a combination a great goaltending and a little lack of composure denied Botafogo the deserved win.

Megan Geldernick earned the shutout in goal with a strong performance aided by a solid back-line of Hope D’Addario, Rachele Armand, Jenna Romano, Dana Miller and AJ Jakuszewski.


There are no comments for this announcement.



Team Record






Last Five Games
Mon, Jun 05 vs. Team Chicago-2005... ( Stats )
Sun, May 28 at Memorial Day Tour... ( Stats )
Sat, May 27 at Memorial Day Tour... ( Stats )
Wed, May 17 at WC lions ( Stats )
Sat, May 13 vs. Team Chicago-2005... ( Stats )