International Notebook: Ikoba scores for U.S. at Pan American Games; shares behind-the-scenes tour of opening ceremonies

Ikoba's goal helps U.S. defeat Colombia; book spot in tournament semifinals

Timbers forward Tega Ikoba scored for the U.S. Men's Pan American Team as they defeated Colombia 2-1 in the 2023 Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile on Sunday afternoon. The win assured the U.S. a spot in the competition semifinals where they will face host Chile on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 1pm PT. It was Ikoba's first goal of the tournament with the forward having appeared in all three of the team's group stage matches.

Watch as Ikoba also takes fans on a behind-the-scenes journey of the American team's arrival in country, moving into the athletes' village and participation in the Pan American Games opening ceremonies. The U.S. is fielding its first men's soccer team at the Games since 2007.