Fair, Benson Selected to U.S. Roster
Charge Duo Will Make Trip to China for Four Nations Tournament
Wednesday, January 15, 2003
By Greg Wiley
Philadelphia Charge Correspondent
Philadelphia Charge midfielder Lorrie Fair and defender Jenny Benson were selected to the U.S. Women's National Team roster on Wednesday for the Four Nations Tournament that will begin on January 23 in China. Fair and Benson, both of whom helped the U.S. win the 2002 Gold Cup in November to clinch a spot in the 2003 World Cup, were two of 20 players selected to the team by U.S. coach April Heinrichs. The U.S. will leave tomorrow for China and open play next Thursday, January 23 against Norway.
The Americans will also play Germany on January 26 and China on January 29. All four teams have qualified for the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup that begins in September.
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