[SIX NATIONS TOURNAMENT]
The U.S. under-23 women’s national team beat Sweden, 2-1, on goals by Stanford forward Chioma
and FC Kansas City draft pick Frances Silva
to win its second game at the Six Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain.
the scoring in the 16th minute after running onto a through ball from Portland Thorns midfielder Meleana Shim
. Silva, one of six new starters from the team that
opened with a 1-0 win over Sweden, added to the lead off an assist from Texas Tech defender Jaelene Hinkle
The USA plays its third and final game
Wednesday against Norway. March 3 in La Manga USA 2 Sweden 1.
Goals: Ubogagu 16, Silva 31; Helin (pen.) 61. USA --
Bledsoe; Gilliland (Frisbie, 46), Dahlkemper, Sonnett, Hinkle; Silva (Ohai, 67), Shim
(Colaprico, 63), Richmond, Tymrak; Stengel (Hoy, 46); Ubogagu (Hayes, 46).