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U-20 WNT to Train in Carson, Portland Ahead of World Cup in Chile

As part of preparations for the upcoming FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in Chile, U.S. head coach Tony DiCicco will hold a 20-player camp at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. from Oct. 19-21.

The team will then travel to Portland, Ore. to play two friendlies against Canada on Thursday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 25. The games will be the final international matches for the U.S. ahead of their first game of the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup against Group B opponent France on November 19.

The U.S. will then face Argentina on November 22, with both games taking place at the Estadio Nelson Oyarzun in Chillan. The team will then travel to Estadio German Becker in Temuco to conclude group play against China.

U.S. U-20 WNT Training Camp Roster
GOALKEEPERS (3): Chantel Jones (Virginia), Alyssa Naeher (Penn State), Cat Parkhill (Minnesota)
DEFENDERS (6): Kiersten Dallstream (Washington State), Kaley Fountain (Wake Forest), Lauren Fowlkes (Notre Dame), Liz Harkin (Arizona State), Meghan Klingenberg (North Carolina), Nikki Marshall (Colorado)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Gina DiMartino (Boston College), Becky Edwards (Florida State), Christine Nairn (Bowie, Md.), Elli Reed (Portland), Ingrid Wells (Georgetown), Keelin Winters (Portland)
FORWARDS (5): Michelle Enyeart (Portland), Sydney Leroux (UCLA), Alyssa Mautz (Texas A&M), Alex Morgan (California), Nikki Washington (North Carolina)

FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup
U.S. U-20 WNT Group B Schedule

Date             Opponent Venue; City
Nov. 19       France Estadio Nelson Oyarzun; Chillan, Chile
Nov. 22       Argentina Estadio Nelson Oyarzun; Chillan, Chile
Nov. 26       China Estadio German Becker; Temuco, Chile