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Argentina and Netherlands win at 7-a-side football in Portugal

In the on a cold and rainy fourth day of competition at the Footie 7 Tournament in Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal, Argentina and the Netherlands have both come away winners. Argentina beat the United States 2 –  1, while the Netherlands put way hosts Portugal 6 – 0.

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Yesterday, the Ukraine beat the United States 2 – 0.  In the second match of the day, Argentina easily beat Portugal 5 – 1 after leading 4 – 0 at the half.

 

Team USA has three players making their national team debut at the competition.  The full squad included goalkeepers, Alex Hendricks and Keith Johnson, defenders Bryce Boarman and Kevin Hensley, midfielders  Mason Abbiate, Adam Ballou, Tyler Bennett, Seth Jahn, Jarrett Razon, Gavin Sibayan, Marthell Vazquez and Jordan Weise, and forwards Michael Moore and Rene Renteria.

 

 

The competition wraps up tomorrow, with the United States is scheduled to play Portugal.

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2533 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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