The U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) defeated Norway 2-1 victory today in the kick off game of the Algarve Cup, the most prestigious and longest-running women’s international tournament in the world.
For the first time ever, most games will be shown live on American television on FOX Sports 1. AYSO is the Exclusive Youth Soccer Partner of FOX Sports 1.
Each year this Portuguese tournament hosts 12 of the top women’s national teams in the world. This year each competing team is using the Algarve Cup as a tune-up opportunity for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 to be held in Canada, June 6- July 5 and aired on FOX Sports 1.
The USWNT will next take on the tough Switzerland team on Friday, March 6 at 12:00 p.m., EST. The tournament’s final will be held March 11.
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