Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
U.S. U-21 women finish second in Alabama
May 1st, 2007 9:30AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  argentina, college women, mexico, women's national team, women's world cup

MOST COMMENTED

The U.S. U-21 women's national team finished second at the 2007 Futbol Internacional Tournament in Alabama, where it fell on penalty kicks to the Canadian Olympic development team in the final after playing to a 0-0 draw in regulation.

The Americans had beaten China's U-21s, 2-0, on goals by Kelsey Carpenter and Kelly O'Hara and the Trinidad & Tobago national team, 2-0, on goals by Angie Woznuk and Carpenter in group play. In the final played in Mobile, former Nebraska goalie Karina LeBlanc stopped U.S. defender Stephanie Logterman on the first U.S. penalty, and it proved to be the difference as both teams made the rest of their penalties. Canada sent a mix of veterans and young players to the six-team tournament put on by the Alabama Youth Soccer Association.

Argentina, which has qualified for the Women's World Cup, sent its full national team, while Mexico also sent a team. Games were played in Birmingham, Decatur, Huntsville, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa before coming to Mobile for the placement games.

U.S. head coach Bill Irwin is preparing the U-21s for the annual Nordic Cup, which this year will be held in Finland July 18-24. The USA won seven Nordic Cup titles in a row before falling last summer to Germany in the title game.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Eligible hosts for 2026 World Cup confirmed    
FIFA president Sepp Blatter confirmed that only Asian countries will not be allowed to bid for ...
What They're Saying: IRS crime chief Richard Weber    
"I don't think there was ever a decision or a declaration that we would go after ...
What They're Saying: Tab Ramos    
"We didn't play how we wanted to play, that's for sure. We found in front of ...
Under-20 World Cup: Results & Schedule    
Panama rallied to tie perennial U-20 power Argentina, 2-2, in the opening game in Group B. ...
MLS: This weekend ...    
Sporting Kansas City's 4-0 win over FC Dallas moved it into a tie for second place ...
Video Pick: George Evans starts Man City's U.S. tour in style    
Manchester City's 20-year-old academy product George Evans spent all of the past two years on loan ...
Video Pick: Brilliant soccer tennis at French Open    
The French Open crowd erupted in cheers when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Dudi Sela started using their ...
U.S. U-23s down the Dutch, 3-1     
The USA bounced back from its 3-1 opening loss against France at the Festival International Espoirs ...
ICYMI | MLS: Orlando City will expand new downtown stadium    
Orlando City will increase capacity in the new stadium, initially expected to hold 19,000 fans, to ...
FIFA: Blatter survives, easily winning election to fifth term    
Embattled Sepp Blatter won election for a fifth four-year term as FIFA president, defeating his sole ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives