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Duwamish
Flag of Puget
Head coach Bruce Howards
Captain James Smith
Most caps Cleveland Keller (22)
Top scorer Nate Lee (38)
Youngest caps Edward Tyler (age 18)
Home stadium Dawson Bowl
Dawson, Duwamish
(Capacity: 84,000)
AIFF country code DWH
Ranking 2 (25 November 2010)
First international
Flag of Illu'a Illu'a 1–4 Duwamish Flag of Puget
(Colbitz, Illu'a; 1 August 2010)
Biggest win
Flag of Puget Duwamish 6–0 Starfishland Flag of Starfishland
(Bremerton, Duwamish; 24 August 2010)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Puget Duwamish 2–5 Escambia Flag of Escambia
(Cowlitz, Duwamish; F; 27 November 2010)
World Cup
Appearances 1 (First in 2011)

The Duwamish men's national soccer team represents Duwamish in international soccer and is controlled by the Duwamish Soccer Federation. Duwamish maintains its own national side that competes in all major professional tournaments, including the Simlympic Games. The majority of Duwamish's home matches are held at the national stadium, the Dawson Bowl, with friendly matches sometimes hosted at other stadiums including Kalama Stadium and the Devine Athletics Pitch.

Duwamish has qualified for the AIFF World Cup once, to appear in the 2011 tournament, and got third place in the inaugural edition of the COFR Cup. The team have achieved some noteworthy results and winning streaks, notably the unbeaten streak between August and October of 2010, all friendlies, and a 6–0 win over Starfishland during the streak. The team also oversees a related under-20 squad that began play in September 2010 during the U20 World Cup.

HistoryEdit

2010Edit

The Duwamish men's national soccer team began playing in the AIFF on August 1, 2010, during the first of four friendlies against Illu'a. The game, held at Illu'a National Stadium in Colbitz, ended in a 4–1 win, with Cleveland Keller earning a hat-trick. The following match, held on August 4, at the Dawson Bowl, ended in a 0–0 draw. The third match, away in Illu'a on August 7, ended in a 2–1 win. During the final match on August 10, at Koalas Stadium, Duwamish again won 4–1 and Cleveland Keller gained his second hat-trick. After the August 10th win over Illu'a, Cleveland Keller was named the team's vice-captain and set to replace current captain and goalkeeper James Smith upon retirement. On August 24, after a 2-day delay due to weather issues, the team defeated the Starfishland men's national team 6–0 at Devine Athletics Pitch in Bremerton. Cleveland Keller scored early in the 13th minute and after the goalkeeper for Starfishland, M. Duffy, was sent off in the next minute, Keller scored on a penalty. In the 31st minute, Nate Lee scored, his second overall. Keller scored shortly before halftime to earn a hat-trick, his third overall. Lee continued to score in the 51st and 76th minutes, earning him his first hat-trick.

Dawson Bowl September 19, 2010

The Dawson Bowl during Duwamish's 4–1 win over New Chandler on September 19, 2010.

On September 1, the team drew 3–3 against the Escambian national team in a breast cancer awareness match. Adrian Meyer scored the first recorded own goal in AIFF history in the 26th minute. Nate Lee gained a hat-trick by scoring in the 38th, 75th and 85th minutes. Three days later, Duwamish continued their undefeated streak by winning 3–1 over Wiki at Wiki National Stadium after recovering from a 0–1 deficit. Nate Lee earned his third straight international hat-trick by scoring in the 54th, 56th and 78th minutes. The following Wednesday, September 8th, the team won against Wiki again, at the Dawson Bowl, with a 2–0 score, Nate Lee scoring in the 15th and Cleveland Keller scoring again a minute later. The following week, again at the Dawson Bowl, the team defeated the Petrovar national team 2–1. In the 29th minute, Rishi Talwar of Petrova scored on James Smith's initial save. Nate Lee scored two more goals, in the 49th and 81st minutes, to win the game. On September 17, Tirnreich was defeated at the Dawson Bowl 2–0, Nate Lee scoring in the 13th and 62nd minutes. On September 19, Duwamish won 4–1 over New Chandler. Nate Lee scored in the 13th minute, but Santiago Holmes of New Chandler equalized in the next minute. Lee continued to score in the 39th, 55th and 87th minutes to earn a record fourth hat-trick. Subsequently, on September 25th at the Wharf City Dome in New Chandler, Nate Lee scored his twentieth goal to win against New Chandler 1–0.

After the Tropics Cup in New Chandler, Duwamish traveled to Atlantic Federation's Lions Nest to play the national team, eventually drawing 1–1. Felipe Porto scored in the 70th minute, later getting a caution for a reckless tackle in the 73rd, and Nate Lee equalized with his twenty-ninth goal. During the team's final friendly prior to the Kalama Winter Cup, Linktoria played the team at the Dawson Bowl on October 30 in a 2–0 loss. Alexander Gray scored twice in the ninth and 35th minutes to hand Duwamish its second overall loss.

After winning the Kalama Winter Cup, the team lost their second straight friendly at Sudfield in Tirnreich. Nate Lee scored an own goal in the 33rd minute and Tirnreich's Heiko Gabenheim scored in the 44th minute. In the 74th minute, Heiko Gabenheim received a yellow card and the ensuing free kick resulted in a goal for Cleveland Keller, making it a 1–2 loss. Returning home to the Dawson Bowl, Cleveland Keller led Duwamish to a 2–1 victory over Insulo, scoring in the 32nd and 56th minutes. Insulo's Vincent Snelling got a late goal in the 85th minute, but it wasn't enough to equalize. Nate Lee didn't participate in the friendly because of a torn ACL suffered in the 2010 DPL Western Conference semifinal between Dawson and Freeport. The team tied 4–4 against Lisieux on November 25, 2010, with Cleveland Keller scoring twice and Lisieux having two own goals. Lisieux came to an early 3–1 lead with a hat-trick from Roland Modeste, but a red card and two own goals along with a second Duwamishite goal tied up the game.

Duwamish played the Escambians at Cowlitz Riverside Stadium two days later, in what appears to be the final friendly of 2010, where they received their largest loss overall, a 5–2 defeat. Cleveland Keller put Duwamish up 1–0 early, but Jaron Oral scored a hat-trick and Cleveland Keller scored two additional goals—an own goal and a regular goal—to make the score 4–1 late. In injury time, Keller tripped Oral within Duwamish's penalty box and Oral later scored on the ensuing penalty.

AIFF Tropics CupEdit

Team Pld Pts W L D GF GA GD
Flag of Puget Duwamish 39300514
Flag of Lisieux Lisieux 36210422
Flag of Toso Arroyo Toso Arroyo 3102124-2
Flag of Linktoria Linktoria 3102104-4

During the national team's first official tournament game, at Great White Stadium in New Chandler on October 2 for the Tropics Cup, Duwamish won 2–0 over Toso Arroyo, with Nate Lee scoring in the 11th minute and lengthening the lead in stoppage time before halftime. In their second Group B game, Duwamish won 1–0 over Liseiux at the Don Fierro Stadium in Bayview, New Chandler, relying on a Nate Lee goal in the 54th minute of play. Against Linktoria, Duwamish won 2–1 after coming back from a 0–1 deficit. Linktoria's Dale Bonnet scored in the 30th minute, but Nate Lee equalized in the 62nd. Cleveland Keller got the game-winning goal two minutes into injury time. Unbeaten with three straight wins, the team won their group and went to the knockout stage.

During the tournament quarterfinals on October 15, Duwamish defeated Tirnreich in a 4–0 result at the Damascus Park Stadium. Cleveland Keller scored twice early in the 17th and 20th minutes and Nate Lee scored in the 78th to have a 3–0 lead before Edward Tyler's yellow card. In the final minutes of injury time, Lee again scored, assuring a semifinal spot. The hosts New Chandler broke the unbeaten streak that lasted since August in the tournament semifinals with a 5–4 win in a penalty shootout after a 1–1 draw. Nate Lee scored a goal in the 61st minute, but Rudy Fernandez equalized in the 71st minute. New Chandler later won on penalties and Duwamish then defeated Lanaya 1–0 off a Nate Lee goal in the 32nd minute to clinch third place.

Kalama Winter CupEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
31 October – Easton        
 Flag of Escambia Escambia  2
3 November – Kalama
 Flag of Corraile Corraile  0  
 Flag of Escambia Escambia  2
31 October – Kalama
     Flag of Lanaya Lanaya  0  
 Flag of Lanaya Lanaya  3
7 November – Kalama
 Flag of Wiki Wiki  1  
 Flag of Escambia Escambia  2 (2)
1 November – Kalama    
   Flag of Puget Duwamish (pen.)  2 (3)
 Flag of Puget Duwamish  4
4 November – Kalama
 Flag of Cincinnati Cincinatti  1  
 Flag of Puget Duwamish  3 Third place
1 November – Cowlitz
     Flag of New Chandler New Chandler  1   6 November – Kalama
 Flag of Illu'a Illu'a  0
 Flag of Lanaya Lanaya  0
 Flag of New Chandler New Chandler  1  
 Flag of New Chandler New Chandler  1
 


Duwamish hosted the inaugural Kalama Winter Cup from October 31 to November 7, 2010. They began play on November 1st at Kalama Stadium, where they defeated Cincinatti 4–1, including Nate Lee's first tournament hat-trick. Duwamish later advanced to the tournament final after winning 3–1 over New Chandler, who had previously lost to on penalties in the Tropics Cup semifinals. Nate Lee got his second tournament hat-trick, first scoring in the 27th minute. Three minutes later, however, New Chandler's Todd Richardson equalized, but Lee scored twice in the 41st and three minutes into injury time. During the final against Escambia, Nate Lee scored twice in the 2nd and 29th minutes to give the team a 2–0 lead at halftime. Sunkte Saathoff leveled the game in the first minute of stoppage time and the game went to penalty kicks. Nate Lee and Cleveland Keller scored off theirs, but Glen Muller and Edward Tyler missed. Adrian Meyer, scorer of the own goal against Escambia on September 1, scored off of his to give the 3–2 win on penalties and the first championship trophy for Duwamish.

2011Edit

COFR CupEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Escambia Escambia 2 2 0 0 7 4 +3 6
Flag of Puget Duwamish 2 1 0 1 6 4 +2 3
Flag of Atrubia Atrubia 2 0 0 2 1 6 -5 0
Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
AFlag of Puget Duwamish 2 1 0 1 6 4 +2 3
BFlag of Insulo Insulo 2 0 0 1 3 4 -1 1
CFlag of Posillipo Posillipo 2 1 0 1 4 4 0 3

Kalama Spring CupEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Puget Duwamish -
Flag of Linktoria Linktoria -
Flag of New Chandler New Chandler -
Flag of South Chesapeake South Chesapeake -

Competitive recordEdit

AIFF World Cup recordEdit

Year Round Position GP W L T GF GA GD
Flag of Jumaane 2010 Did not enter
Blank flag 2011  

COFR Cup recordEdit

Year Round Position GP W L T GF GA GD
Flag of Puget 2011Semifinals4th413014140

AIFF Tropics Cup recordEdit

Year Round Position GP W L T GF GA GD
Flag of New Chandler 2010Third36510112 +9

Kalama Cups recordEdit

Year Round Position GP W L T GF GA GD
Flag of Puget 2010Final1330094 +5
Flag of Puget 2011  

StadiumEdit

Main article: Dawson Bowl

Media coverageEdit

Colors and kitsEdit

Current squadEdit

Last updated October 15, 2010
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Flag of Puget James Smith Captain sports May 13, 1969 (age 49) 15 Flag of Puget Dawson Ducks FC
12 GK Flag of Puget Mark Depew April 2, 1975 (age 43) 3 Flag of Puget Keller City FC
13 GK Flag of Puget Kyle Livingston August 7, 1981 (age 37) 1 Flag of Puget Montero FC
2 DF Flag of Puget Adrian Meyer Sept. 2, 1988 (age 30) 15 Flag of Puget Dawson Ducks FC
3 DF Flag of Puget Christopher Smith Dec. 24, 1985 (age 32) 15 Flag of Puget Dawson Ducks FC
4 DF Flag of Puget Tyler Dahl October 31, 1984 (age 33) 15 Flag of Puget Dawson Ducks FC
5 DF Flag of Puget John Engles February 14, 1980 (age 38) 8 Flag of Puget Bremerton Bison FC
6 DF Flag of Puget Robert Mayer July 4, 1989 (age 29) 3 Flag of Puget Bremerton Bison FC
7 MF Flag of Puget Derrick James Sept. 31, 1986 (age 32) 14 Flag of Puget Dawson Ducks FC
8 MF Flag of Puget Gerald Donovan July 16, 1989 (age 29) 15 Flag of Puget Dawson Ducks FC
9 MF Flag of Puget Jose Schmid August 1, 1990 (age 28) 15 Flag of Lisieux Lisieux FC
10 MF Flag of Puget Edward Tyler August 7, 1992 (age 26) 9 Flag of Puget Dawson Ducks FC
11 MF Flag of Puget LeBron Washington October 1, 1976 (age 42) 4 Flag of Puget Dawson Ducks FC
14 MF Flag of Puget Peter Novak Nov. 24, 1983 (age 34) 3 Flag of Puget Dawson Ducks FC
15 MF Flag of Puget Brian King Dec. 23, 1991 (age 26) 1 Flag of Puget Bremerton Bison FC
16 MF Flag of Puget Taylor Griffin February 7, 1982 (age 36) 1 Flag of Puget Bremerton Bison FC
17 MF Flag of Puget Matthew Scott April 1, 1985 (age 33) 1 Flag of Puget Bremerton Bison FC
18 FW Flag of Puget Stewart Ianni Nov. 11, 1989 (age 28) 4 Flag of Puget Bremerton Bison FC
19 FW Flag of Puget Patrick Daniels March 19, 1979 (age 39) 1 Flag of Puget Dawson Ducks FC
20 FW Flag of Puget Cleveland Keller Vice-captain sports March 25, 1974 (age 44) 15 Flag of Escambia Escambia United FC
21 FW Flag of Puget Glen Muller June 17, 1978 (age 40) 3 Flag of Puget Dawson Ducks FC
22 FW Flag of Puget Bruce Richards February 7, 1981 (age 37) 1 Flag of Puget Montero FC
23 FW Flag of Puget Mark Richardson January 2, 1980 (age 38) 1 Flag of Quinault Quileute United
42 FW Flag of Puget Nate Lee Injured Sept. 11, 1986 (age 32) 18 Flag of Puget Dawson Ducks FC

ManagersEdit

Since 2010, Bruce Howards has been manager of the Duwamish men's national soccer team. During his 31 game tenure, the team has had 20 wins, 7 losses and 4 draws. He was re-elected to manager in early October and is up for re-election by the DSF in late Janaury.

Name Duwamish career Played Won Drawn Lost
Flag of Puget Bruce Howards 2010– 31 20 4 7

Last updated: Duawmish 6–7 New Chandler, 19 January 2011.

See alsoEdit

Current AIFF members
Flag of Atlantic Federation Flag of Æscgeard Flag of Arcacia Flag of Atrubia Flag of Calaré Flag of Carpathios Flag of Central Texas Flag of Cincinnati Flag of Corraile Flag of Cruithness Flag of Deheubarth Flag of Puget Flag of Escambia Flag of Fairview Flag of Gansbaai Flag of Illu'a Flag of Insulo Flag of Karasem Flag of Kincathra Flag of Linktoria Flag of Lisieux Flag of New Chandler Flag of Posillipo Flag of Quinault Flag of Roumeli Island Flag of Rorysville Flag of Sarnia Islands Flag of Shushtrepistaz Flag of South Chesapeake Flag of Starfishland Flag of Stone Republic Flag of Sylvadia Flag of Tirnreich Flag of Tongolia