[12 NATIONS TOURNAMENT] The U.S. under-20 women’s national team drew 0-0 with Sweden Monday in its last match of the 12 Nations Tournament in La Manga,
Spain. The U-20s earlier drew 1-1 with Norway and lost 3-0 to Germany.
The USA is in the early stages of preparations for qualifying for the 2014 U-20 Women’s World Cup to be held in Canada. Players born on or after Jan. 1, 1994, are age-eligible.
The U.S. roster featured eight players who played in last year at the Under-17 World Cup in Azerbaijan, including Jane Campbell, who recently spent time in full national team training camp. Campbell, and captain Cari Roccaro, who started on the 2012 U.S. U-20 Women's World Cup championship team.
Paris St. Germain's Lindsey Horan, who was with the senior national team at the Algarve Cup, is eligible for the 2014 U-20 Women’s World Cup. She was injured and missed the 2012 finals.
The U.S. U-20s will come together next for a training camp running from April 13-20 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. that will be held in conjunction with a U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team training camp.
March 11 in La Manga
USA 0 Sweden 0.
USA -- Campbell; Roccaro, Andrews, Naughton, Gardner; Sullivan, Meier (Cousins, 67), Lavelle; Jenkins (Meehan, 78), Munerlyn, Doniak.