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U.S. Women’s National Team Roster for 2019 SHEBELIEVES CUP

Chester PA: We are only four months away from the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup taking place in France and the USA will look to make it back to back World Cup championships.,

On Tuesday, The U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis would announce the roster for the 2019 SheBelieves Cup, which features USA, England, Japan & Brazil. All four teams will be participating in this summer’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

The Roster is as follows:
U.S. WNT 2019 SheBelieves Cup Roster (Caps/Goals)
GOALKEEPERS (3): Adrianna Franch (Portland Thorns FC; 0/0), Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride; 19/0), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars; 40/0)
DEFENDERS (7): Abby Dahlkemper (NC Courage; 32/0), Tierna Davidson (Chicago Red Stars; 14/1), Crystal Dunn (NC Courage; 77/24), Kelley O’Hara (Utah Royals FC; 112/2), Becky Sauerbrunn (Utah Royals FC; 151/0), Casey Short (Chicago Red Stars; 27/0), Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC; 28/0)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Danielle Colaprico (Chicago Red Stars; 2/0), Julie Ertz (Chicago Red Stars; 74/18), Rose Lavelle (Washington Spirit; 21/6), Samantha Mewis (NC Courage; 43/8), Andi Sullivan (Washington Spirit 11/0), McCall Zerboni (NC Courage; 8/0)
FORWARDS (7): Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC; 143/25), Carli Lloyd (Sky Blue FC; 266/105), Jessica McDonald (NC Courage; 5/1), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride; 155/98), Christen Press (Utah Royals FC; 108/47), Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit; 45/13), Megan Rapinoe (Reign FC; 146/41)

Coach Jill Ellis about SheBelieves Cup:
“The SheBelieves Cup is a positive event in many ways, but it’s extremely valuable to get three challenging games against World Cup-bound teams in a short time span that can simulate navigating through group play,

These are all teams that can go deep in the tournament this summer and provide the kind of tests we need as we continue to work to crystallize our lineup and our final roster for the World Cup.”

On the Roster:
“We are excited about the upcoming tournament and excited about the selection of players that we will have on the SheBelieves roster

Aside from injuries, we are building consistency in the group and testing ourselves against other high caliber teams. These remaining eight matches narrow our focus and we will use these games as fantastic opportunities to continue to come together as a team on and off the field.”

Schedule for  SheBelieves Cup

Date Match-Up Kickoff Venue TV
Feb. 27 England vs. Brazil 4 p.m. ET Talen Energy Stadium; Chester, Pa. ussoccer.com
Feb. 27 USA vs. Japan 7 p.m. ET Talen Energy Stadium; Chester, Pa. FS1
March 2 Brazil vs. Japan 1 p.m. CT Nissan Stadium; Nashville, Tenn. ussoccer.com
March 2 USA vs. England 3:30 p.m. CT Nissan Stadium; Nashville, Tenn. FOX
March 5 Japan vs. England 5:15 p.m. ET Raymond James Stadium; Tampa, Fla. ussoccer.com
March 5 USA vs. Brazil 8 p.m. ET Raymond James Stadium; Tampa, Fla. FS1

 

David Malandra Jr.

David Malandra Jr.

Beat Reporter covering Philadelphia Union of MLS, USA Men's & Women's Soccer
David Malandra Jr.
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