Aboubacar Keita - United States - 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup - Nigeria
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Aboubacar Keita, U.S. U-20 National Team advance to Round of 16 in FIFA U-20 World Cup

Following the United States’ 1-0 victory over Qatar on Thursday, May 30, Columbus Crew SC Homegrown Player Aboubacar Keita and the rest of the U.S. U-20 squad officially advanced to the Round of 16 of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.

The Stars and Stripes placed second overall in Group D with 2-1-0 record (6 pts.) after respective wins over Nigeria and Qatar following a 2-1 loss to Group D winners, Ukraine, on May 24. Notably, Keita started and played the full 90 minutes in all three matches.

Now, the U.S. will face the winner of Group E on Tuesday, June 4 at 11:30 a.m. ET.

Currently, France sits atop Group E with six points (2-0-0) and is slated to play second-place Mali on Friday, May 31 at noon ET.

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