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Koreans dethroned as USA triumph

Goals from their striking pair of Sydney Leroux and Alex Morgan were enough to give the USA a 2-1 win over Korea DPR in the final of Chile 2008.

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Coaches

CHOE Kwang Sok (PRK)
(USA) Tony DiCICCO

Officials

Referee: Alexandra IHRINGOVA (ENG)Assistant Referee 1: Helen KARO (SWE)Assistant Referee 2: Anna NYSTROM (SWE)Fourth official: Jacqui MELKSHAM (AUS)

Statistics

15Shots9
3Corner kicks1
1Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
45%Possession (%)55%
  • USA Alex Morgan celebrates her goal against Korea DPR
  • Players of the USA celebrate winning the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Chile 2008
  • Sydney Leroux and Alex Morgan of the USA pose with the Adidas Golden Ball and Adidas Silver Ball
  • Players of the USA celebrate winning the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Chile 2008
  • Players of the USA celebrate winning the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Chile 2008
  • Players of the USA celebrate winning the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Chile 2008
"We won the title because we defended really well throughout the entire tournament and because Sydney (Leroux) and Alex (Morgan) scored so many goals," Tony DiCicco, USA coach.