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USA opens U-20 Women's World Cup against France
September 17th, 2008 9:45AM



The USA will meet France, Argentina and China in the first round of the Under-20 Women's World Cup that begins Nov. 19 in Chile.

The USA will open against France on Nov. 19 at the Estadio Nelson Oyarzun in Chillan before facing Argentina three days later. The Americans will then Chillan for the Estadio German Becker in Temuco to conclude group play against China.

Group A: Chile, England, New Zealand, Nigeria.
Group B: USA, China, Argentina, France.
Group C: Canada, Japan, Congo DR, Germany.
Group D: Mexico, Norway, Brazil, North Korea.

Many of women's soccer's top players will take a week-long break from the college game to attend an Under-20 Women's World Cup training camp beginning Sunday in Sunrise, Fla.

U.S. coach Tony DiCicco has called 21 players into  an Under-20 Women's World Cup training camp beginning Sunday in Sunrise, Fla.

Those players selected for the finals, beginning Nov. 19 in Chile, will miss the NCAA Tournament.

GOALKEEPERS: Bianca Henninger (Santa Clara), Chantel Jones (Virginia), Alyssa Naeher (Penn State), Cat Parkhill (Minnesota);
DEFENDERS: Kaley Fountain (Wake Forest), Lauren Fowlkes (Notre Dame), Liz Harkin (Arizona State), Nikki Marshall (Colorado), Elli Reed (Portland);
MIDFIELDERS: Becky Edwards (Florida State), Meghan Klingenberg (North Carolina), Christine Nairn (Maryland), Ingrid Wells (Georgetown);
FORWARDS: Kiersten Dallstream (Washington State), Gina DiMartino (Boston College), Michelle Enyeart (Portland), Sydney Leroux (UCLA), Alyssa Mautz (Texas A&M), Jessica McDonald (Phoenix College), Alex Morgan (California), Nikki Washington (North Carolina).

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