The U.S. women earned a place in the championship game of the Peace Queen Cup with a 2-0 victory Thursday over Italy on two goals by Abby Wambach.
The U.S. women's national team will face the top-ranked team in the world according to FIFA's Women's World Rankings when they meet Germany in the Algarve Cup championship game.
The U.S. women will face Norway in the 2004 Algarve Cup championship game on Saturday at the brand new Stadium of Algarve.
The United States will host the CONCACAF under-23 championship, a qualifying tournament for the 2008 Olympics in men's soccer.
Veteran defender Brandi Chastain hasn't played a minute at the Summer Games, but still is contributing to the U.S. squad in other ways.