Region I under-17 girls capture Russian tournament

[ODP] Competing against four girls national teams, Iran's senior national team and a local club team, the Region 1 ODP girls under-17 team won the Kuban Spring Tournament in Russia. The lone outright win in six games was a 1-0 victory over the host team in a match played before 1,000 fans at the Sochi Olympic Stadium, where next year’s Winter Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies will be held.

The East Coast team then tied Turkey and Slovakia, both by 2-2 scores, to win Group B.

In the knockout phase, Region 1 ODP then beat local team Krasnodar, Iran's senior national team and Ukraine, all in shootouts, to take the title.

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