Megan Rapinoe , Alex Morgan have been selected to the United States squad for this next season’s CONCACAF W Champions league, which will decide four of the region’s teams for the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
Morgan and Rapinoe have never been on a US squad until last October, when coach Vlatko Andonovski was evaluating younger players in preparation for the World Cup. The U.s is the reigning World Cup winner.
“I’m so happy to be back with my friends!” Following Monday’s news, Alex Morgan took to Twitter.
total of 23 Individuals have been chosen to the championship roster, and three more — Sam Coffey, Carson Pickett, and Jael Howell were brought to the offseason workouts ahead of a couple of games with Colombia later in the month.
Due to injury, many participants were left off the roster, particularly Sam Mewis, Abby Dahlkemper and Lynn Williams . Catarina Macario recently tore her ACL whilst performing for her squad, Lyon, and will be gone for at least 6 months
Tobin Heath, who was hurt during the match with Angel City on Saturday, was also left off the squad. According to the press, she managed to tear the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee.
Andonovski told reporters on a conference call that the 33-year-old Press was not on the roster even before the injury because of competition at the position, which includes Sophia Smith, and Mallory Pugh, Morgan, Trinity Rodman, Ashley Hatch.
“It’s just not simple to be upfront in the United States right now,” remarked Andonovski.
The Women Championships scheduled to take place in Monterrey, Mexico, throughout July, and will decide the region’s four teams for the 2023 World Cup, which will be hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The tournament champion will also receive a spot in the 2024 Olympics.
Meanwhile, the US will next face Colombia, schedule on June 25. the venue is Colorado and June 28 in Sandy, Utah.
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