US beats Nigeria 2-0 to reach final of women’s U20 World Cup

::TOKYO — The United States beat Nigeria 2-0
Tuesday to advance to the final of the women’s
under-20 World Cup.
Morgan Brian scored in the first half and Kealia
Ohai added another after the break as the U.S.
advanced to the final for the third time, having
won the tournament in 2002 and 2008.
The Americans will face either Japan or defending
champion Germany in Saturday’s final. The
second semifinal was set to be played later
Brian opened the scoring with a header in the
22nd minute and Ohai doubled the lead in the
70th, taking a through ball from Samantha Mewis
and beating Nigeria goalkeeper Ibubeleye Whyte
with a right-foot shot from 12 yards.

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