US power soccer team takes second place in World Cup

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

KISSIMEE, Fla. – Team USA has taken second place in the 2017 Fédération Internationale of Powerchair Football Association (FIPFA) World Cup in Kissimee, Fla. Team USA was going for its third consecutive World Cup win. “It was a thriller of a game, with the score tied 2-2 until France broke away in the final minutes,” said Wayne Merdinger, executive vice president and general manager of MK Battery, the primary sponsor and official battery of the US Power Soccer Association and TEAM USA. England took third place, defeating Australia. Medtrade attendees had the opportunity to see Team USA in action at last year’s show. “When we saw the team last year at Medtrade 2016, it was obvious that they were an incredibly skilled group,” says Kevin Gaffney, group show director, Medtrade. “We at Medtrade are thrilled that Team USA has once again done so well in the World Cup. We offer our sincere congratulations.”