2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

U.S. brimming with confidence ahead of championship game

December 5, 2008
By Lindsey Dolich
The U-20 American women can take a collective sigh of relief -- for the time being. After defeating a pugnacious German squad 1-0 in a closely contested 2008 FIFA World Cup semifinal, the U.S. U-20s booked a spot in the finals against reigning champion Korea DPR on Sunday, Dec. 7 (4:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2, ESPN360.com).

The match will mark the Americans' first appearance in the final of the FIFA U-20 tournament since winning the championship in 2002 when it was staged as an Under-19 event.
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