IPAC 2024 | Day 1

March 20, 2024

IPAC 2024 | Day 1

USA v ARG ( W)

U.S. Women’s National Indoor Team triumphed over Argentina with a 7-1 victory at the 2024 Indoor Pan American Cups in Calgary, Canada. Despite a slow start and trailing early, the USA team rallied with impressive performances, including hat tricks from Reese D’Ariano and Ryleigh Heck. Heck's green card led to Argentina's initial lead, but USA quickly responded, dominating possession and scoring. The second quarter saw Hope Rose converting a penalty stroke and Heck securing her second goal. Elizabeth Tamburro's crucial saves denied Argentina further goals. The third quarter showcased Heck's hat trick and D’Ariano’s goal, extending USA's lead. In the final quarter, D’Ariano scored twice more, sealing the victory. Sofia Ferri and Abigail Gerdeman made their international indoor debut.


Argentina has begun their journey in defending the Pan American title with an impressive victory against Guyana. In the first match of the day, the players showcased their skill and determination on the field, securing a solid 9-5 result in their favor.

From the onset of the game, the team displayed a strong and coordinated play, dominating both in attack and defense. Their ability to maintain ball control and execute effective plays allowed them to establish an early lead on the scoreboard.

Argentina managed to maintain possession of the game and finish with a 9-5 victory.

In a high-octane clash, Trinidad and Tobago squared off against the local favorites, Canada, in the third game of the day, delivering a spectacle of soccer brilliance. The match unfolded with breathtaking action, ultimately culminating in a scintillating 7-3 victory for Trinidad and Tobago, fueled by the stellar performance of Jordan Vieira.

Right from the kickoff, Trinidad and Tobago surged ahead with remarkable intensity, swiftly netting two goals in quick succession. However, Canada quickly retaliated, showcasing their resilience and determination to level the playing field. By the end of the third quarter, the score stood at a tense 4-3 in favor of Trinidad and Tobago, with both teams locked in a fierce battle for supremacy.

As the game entered its final quarter, Trinidad and Tobago unleashed an onslaught of offensive prowess, seizing control of the match with three decisive goals. Led by the exceptional skill of Jordan Vieira, who added to his tally with clinical precision, Trinidad and Tobago left no doubt as they sealed their victory


Las Cimarronas faced the host country in the most thrilling match of the day. The Uruguayan team demonstrated from the start their ambition to participate in the upcoming World Cup. Although they started behind on the scoreboard, they managed to equalize thanks to a goal from Sol Amadeo. Later, Milagros Algorta temporarily put Uruguay ahead, but Canada quickly leveled the score. In the second half, Elisa Civetta and again Algorta scored for Uruguay, but Canada managed to equalize thanks to goals from Alison Lee, closing the match with a 4-4 draw.



The U.S. Men’s National Indoor Team kicked off their 2024 Indoor Pan American Cups campaign against Guyana in Calgary, Canada. Despite a spirited effort from Guyana, USA managed to secure a 5-3 victory in an intense match. Ajai Dhadwal's early goal off a penalty corner gave USA the lead in the first quarter. Despite facing pressure from Guyana, USA held onto their lead, with Jeroen Dijkema extending it with a well-taken chance. Guyana fought back in the third quarter, but USA maintained control, with Dhadwal scoring his second goal. A late surge from Guyana saw them narrow the gap, but USA held firm to claim victory. Jeroen Dijkema marked his first international indoor cap for Team USA in this game.


In a stunning display of determination, passion, and skill, Argentina secured a double victory in a thrilling match against Canada. The Argentine team left spectators awestruck as they dominated the field, clinching an emphatic 8-0 win over the home team.

From the outset, it was evident that Argentina meant business. Their relentless attack and precise passing kept Canada on the back foot right from the opening whistle. The rhythm of the game was dictated by Argentina's unwavering resolve to emerge victorious.

By halftime, Argentina had already established an imposing lead, with the scoreboard reading 5-0 in their favor.

Leading the charge for Argentina was Joaquín González, whose exceptional performance earned him a well-deserved hat trick.

As the final whistle blew, Argentina celebrated a resounding victory, marking their second win of the day.

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