In a dominating performance, the U.S. women dethroned defending champion North Korea in the U-20 World Cup final, writes Lindsey Dolich.
The United States won the women's under-20 World Cup on Sunday, beating defending champion North Korea 2-1 on first-half goals from Sydney Leroux and Alex Morgan.
The U.S. U-17 women fell 2-1 to North Korea in the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup final.
For the second successive Women's World Cup the U.S. women face the so-called Group of Death, writes Graham Hays.
The U.S. U-20 women's national team dropped a heartbreaking match to China in the semifinals of the 2006 FIFA U-20 Women's World Championship.
Ryan Soroka, Kyle Nakazawa and Preston Zimmerman scored to lead the United States to a 3-2 victory over North Korea at the Under-17 World Championships on Saturday.
Defender Cat Whitehill beat five players to score in injury time Thursday as the United States defeated the Netherlands 2-0 in the women's soccer Peace Queen Cup to set up an all-North American final with Canada.