Head coach of the Jill Ellis has been announced the US Womens National Team squad named of the 23 players who will be represent the United States in the Fifa women’s world cup 2019 at France.
“Selecting a World Cup team is a long process, and I want to thank the players – the ones that made the final team and the ones that didn’t – for all of their hard work over the past two and a half years,” said Ellis. “They all pushed each other in every training session and every game and challenged the coaches to make some tough decisions. These 23 players have been through adversity and success, and it’s a group that has the talent, confidence, experience and desire to help us win the World Cup.”
2019 USA FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ROSTER BY POSITION (CLUB)
GOALKEEPERS (3): Adrianna Franch* (Portland Thorns FC), Ashlyn Harris** (Orlando Pride), Alyssa Naeher** (Chicago Red Stars)
DEFENDERS (7): Abby Dahlkemper* (NC Courage), Tierna Davidson* (Chicago Red Stars), Crystal Dunn* (NC Courage), Ali Krieger*** (Orlando Pride), Kelley O’Hara*** (Utah Royals FC), Becky Sauerbrunn*** (Utah Royals FC), Emily Sonnett* (Portland Thorns FC)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Morgan Brian** (Chicago Red Stars), Julie Ertz** (Chicago Red Stars), Lindsey Horan* (Portland Thorns FC), Rose Lavelle* (Washington Spirit), Allie Long* (Reign FC), Samantha Mewis* (NC Courage)
FORWARDS (7): Tobin Heath*** (Portland Thorns FC), Carli Lloyd**** (Sky Blue FC), Jessica McDonald* (NC Courage), Alex Morgan*** (Orlando Pride), Christen Press** (Utah Royals FC), Mallory Pugh* (Washington Spirit), Megan Rapinoe*** (Reign FC)
Note Stars are as below.
* First Women’s World Cup
** Second Women’s World Cup
*** Third Women’s World Cup
**** Fourth Women’s World Cup
Before moves to France Women’s World cup USA Women’s Team have to played three more home games.
USA Faces South Africa on 12 May Sunday at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara California while in the second friendy game they face to New Zealand on 16 May at Busch Stadium which kick off from the 7 PM CT time.
US Players will be goes to third and final friendly before the Women’s world cup where they face to Mexico on 26th May sunday. This match will be played in Red bull arena in Harrison from 12 PM ET.
USA Start the Women’s World cup Campaign against Thailand on 11th June. USWNT will be drawn in the Group F so team to Face Thailand, Chile and Sweden.