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Nike Friendlies: Previewing the U17 MNT

Article Written by Travis Clark
Published: November 27, 2018

The annual Nike Friendlies kicks off this week, as the next generation of up-and-coming American talent gets the chance to showcase his talents for the U.S. U17 MNT.

Once again, Brazil, Portugal and Turkey are the opponents, as the friendlies take place in conjunction with the Boys Development Academy Winter Showcase in Florida.

MORE: U.S. U17 MNT roster announced for 2018 Nike Friendlies

While results aren’t the primary goal at this week’s tournament, it’s a perfect time for interim head coach Shaun Tsakiris to assess the status of the pool ahead of next year’s Concacaf qualifying tournament.

U.S. Schedule (times listed EST)

Portgual - Wednesday, Nov. 28 - 6:30 p.m.

Turkey - Friday, Nov. 30 - 6:30 p.m.

Brazil - Sunday, Dec. 2 - 5:30 p.m.

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