Although it didin't get as much publicity as the USWNT Victory Tour match in Hawaii getting canceled, the U-20 team competing in the 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Women's Championship saw its game with Panama get postponed. It will be played today at 3 p.m. ET. All games for the rest of the group stage will be pushed back a day.
In Honduras, bad weather Saturday postponed the U.S. vs. Panama match. The match was originally scheduled for Sunday, but the weather conditions forced Group A's matches between Jamaica, Canada, Trinidad & Tobago and Honduras to be played Sunday. In turn, all the Sunday games were moved back a day, and so on.
The U.S. will also have to change venues for their next Group B clash. While originally scheduled to be played at the Olimpico Metropolitano, the Yanks will face Panama at the Escuela Internacional Sanpedrana in San Pedro Sula. Fans can watch the game online with a subscription to FOX Soccer 2GO.
As for the canceled USWNT Victory Tour match against Trinidad & Tobago that was supposed to take place Sunday, it was decided that the field, which is artificial turf at the Aloha Stadium, was not acceptable for an international match. All ticket buyers will be refunded and the U.S. is still scheduled to play its next match against T&T on Dec. 10 in San Antonio, TX.
The cancellation brings back to light the issue of FIFA allowing women's international matches to be played on turf. The 2015 Women's World Cup was played on turf and triggered a gender discrimination complaint by a few women's soccer players, including U.S. star Abby Wambach. The complaint was eventually dropped.