[UNDER-20 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP]
France joined North Korea as the only teams to win their first two games at the Under-20 Women's World Cup in Canada with a 4-0 win
over New Zealand.
Playmaker Claire Lavogez
continued to make a case for player of the tournament as she had a goal and an assist to lead the
Bleuettes past the Junior Ferns. In the 5-1 win over Costa Rica, Lavogez scored
two goals, including the goal of the tournament (see below).
Substitute Clarisse Le Bihan
added two late goals in the win over New Zealand.
In Group C, Nigeria, fourth at the 2012 Under-20 Women's World Cup,
took the lead with a 2-1 win over South Korea in a matchup of the African and Asian champions. USC's Tanya Samarzich
scored to give Mexico a 1-1 tie with
England, the second draw for both teams. Friday's Results: GROUP A
Canada 3 Finland 2
Korea 3 Ghana 0 Standings:
North Korea 6 points; Canada, Ghana 3; Finland 0.
Germany 5 China 5 Standings:
Germany 4 points; USA 3; China 2; Brazil 1. Saturday's
Results: GROUP C
Nigeria 2 South Korea 1
England 1 Mexico 1
Nigeria 4 points; England, Mexico 2; South Korea 1.
France 4 New
Paraguay 2 Costa Rica 1
France 6; Paraguay, New Zealand 3; Costa Rica 0.
Claire Lavogez's golazo against Costa Rica: