Today, U.S. Soccer released the final camp roster for the United States Under-20 Women’s National Team prior to the Under-20 Women’s World Cup this August in Japan. The camp runs from July 15th to the 30th and will be held in Bradenton, Florida. Head coach Steve Swanson invited 24 players to camp, including all 21 who traveled to Japan for the team’s recently friendlies with the hosts, plus forwards Kelly Cobb, Makenzy Doniak, and fullback Caprice Dydasco. Although those three were most likely invited as back-ups in case of injuries to the other 21 players, they could potentially make the tournament roster. However, Cobb is coming back from ankle surgery and may not yet be 100-percent, as she did not even play in any of the scrimmages or the friendly during the last domestic camp. And, at this point, a roster shake-up seems unlikely. (Full roster after the jump…)
No known friendlies or scrimmages during the camp have been announced. Edit: In this Steve Swanson interview on USSoccer.com (July 10th), games during this camp were noted briefly, but no specifics were mentioned.
See Also: The Swanson interview linked above.
Edit (July 15): It looks like forward Becca Wann has been added to the roster, based on this announcement on U. of Richmond’s Athletics website, and confirmed by her Twitter account (@Obwann): “Finally landed in the sunshine state! Can’t wait to get to work!” (1:00 PM – 15 Jul 12). It is unclear whether Wann is an addition or a replacement for another player.
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U-20 USWNT – FINAL DOMESTIC CAMP ROSTER FOR THE CYCLE
Becca Wann (late addition)