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Romero Aids in 1-0 Win at Algarve Cup

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Nebraska senior defender Ari Romero is currently representing the Nebraska soccer team at the 20th Algarve Cup in Algarve, Portugal, as a member of the Mexican National Team.

 

Romero and her teammates opened play on Wednesday, March 6 with a 1-0 win over Hungary, with Romero playing all 90 minutes of the game.

 

Mexico is playing in the tournament for just the third time in tournament history and the first time since 2006.

 

Mexico is set to finish group play with a game against Wales on Friday, March 8, and a meeting with host-country Portugal on Monday, March 11.

 

An invitation-only tournament hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation, the Algarve Cup started in 1994 and is one of the most prestigious women's soccer events, alongside the World Cup and the Olympics.

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