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U.S. women down Germany, 1-0, to win China tourney
January 29th, 2003 12:31PM
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A 1-0 win over Germany in Shanghai on a goal by midfielder Devvyn Hawkins earned the U.S. womenÆs national team the 2003 Four Nations Tournament title.

Coach April HeinrichsÆ team had beaten Norway, 3-1, and had lost to host China, 2-0, but finished atop the round-robin standings because China and Norway played to a 1-1 tie in their final game. China finished second on 5 points while Germany and Norway went winless. All four teams are considered favorites for this yearÆs World Cup in China (Sept. 24-Oct. 11).

The goal by defensive midfielder Hawkins, her first in nine U.S. appearances, came after a free kick from 30 yards out on the left side. Aly Wagner passed to Tiffeny Milbrett, who relayed it to Brandi Chastain cutting behind the German wall. Chastain hit a hard cross that Hawkins finished from 5 yards out.

Heinrichs gave first starts of the tournament to defender Christie Pearce and 19-year-old Lindsay Tarpley.

U.S.-GERMANY SUMMARY

Jan. 29 in Shanghai

USA 1 Germany 0. Goal: Hawkins (Chastain) 18.

USA -- Scurry, Pearce, Fawcett, Chastain, Sobrero, Hawkins (Fair, 60; Roberts, 68), Hucles, Tarpley, Wagner, Parlow (O'Reilly, 46), Milbrett (MacMillan, 75).

Germany -- Angerer, Stegemann, Zerbe, Minnert, Bresonik, Oderbrecht (Omilade, 78), Wunderlich, Wimbersky (Kliehm, 62), Garefrekes, Prinz, Muller.

Yellow cards: USA -- Hawkins 56, Roberts 93+.

Referee: Skogvang (Norway)

Att.: 5,000.



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