FIFA U-20 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP 2008

Leroux, Morgan fire U.S. to U-20 World Cup title

December 7, 2008
SANTIAGO, Chile -- 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.

Leroux, who was born in Canada and now plays for UCLA, found the net in the 23rd minute with a shot from inside the box that ricocheted in off the defense, and Morgan, who plays for Cal, scored in the 42nd with a left-footed shot from 20 yards that went high into the goal.

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