The U.S. Under-20 Men’s Youth National Soccer Team finished in first place at the 2022 CONCACAF Championship.
Ceres native/Major League Soccer forward Cade Cowell scored twice and dished out one assist while appearing in five games.
Staged in Honduras, the CONCACAF U-20 Championship served as qualifying for both the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup and the 2024 Olympic Games.
U.S. captured its third straight CONCACAF U-20 title with a 6-0 win over the Dominican Republic in the finals on July 3.
U.S. qualified for the Olympic Games by virtue of its 3-0 victory against host Honduras in the semifinals on July 1.
U.S. topped Costa Rica 2-0 in the quarterfinals on June 28.
Cowell entered the game in the 63rd minute.
U.S. routed Nicaragua 5-0 in the Round of 16 on June 25.
Cowell assisted on the third goal of the game.
U.S. collected two wins and one draw in Group E play.
U.S. beat Cuba 3-0 on June 22.
U.S. and Canada battled to a 2-2 draw on June 20.
Cowell tallied the game-tying goal in the 72nd minute.
Cowell converted a penalty kick in the 18th minute as U.S. routed Saint Kitts and Nevis 10-0 on June 18.
Cowell missed the final two matches of the CONCACAF Championship Tournament due to suspension.
Cowell and seven Costa Rican players were handed three-game bans due to “violent and unsportsmanlike” conduct following their quarterfinal matchup.
A melee broke out between the two teams after Cowell waved goodbye to Costa Rican players at the conclusion of the game. Cowell got kicked and punched, and his hair was pulled while defending himself.