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Ottawa, Ontario – Canada’s Women’s Under-19 Development Team were defeated 3-1 by Japan on Thursday, May 29th at the adidas cup in Houston Texas, USA

Canadian forward Josee Belanger opened the scoring in the 18th minute beating Japanese goal keeper Yuki Saita. Canada’s lead didn’t last long as Japan’s Asuka Kubota equalized the score in the 23rd minute followed by forward Mizuki Yoshida who scored on Canadian goal keeper Stephanie Labbe twice in the 33rd and 35th minutes.

Both teams were scoreless in the second half.

In the earlier match of the day, US defeated the US Youth Soccer U-19 selects 4-0.

Canada’s next match at the adidas Cup will be played on Saturday, May 31st against the US Youth Soccer Selects at 6:00 p.m. local time.

The format of the tournament has changed; all teams will play each other with no finals.

May 29, 2003 – adidas Cup U18 Girls

Meyer Park – Houston, Texas

Canada: 1(1)

Japan: 3(3)

Goals: Canada – Josee Belanger (18); Japan - Asuka Kubota (23), Mizuki Yoshida (33, 35)


22-Stephanie Labbe; 2-Tanya Dennis; 4-Melissa Arnado (3-Holly Lincoln, 46); 15-Leigh Quinland (5-Robyn Gayle, 46); 18-Justine Labrecque; 6-Kathleen Johnston; 11-Katie Thorlakson (7-Donna Mataya, 67); 14-Brittany Timko; 19-Selenia Iacchelli (17-Sari Raber, 80); 10-Josee Belanger; 12-Lisa Collinson (16-Caroline Vaillancourt, 70); Head Coach - Ian Bridge

Mimglow, Ottawa


Where are the weapons of mass destruction?

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