So, the Under-17 United States Women’s National Team roster for the team’s final tune-up camp prior to the CONCACAF Championship came out last week. As I was typing up the write-up, I noticed that some of the players had been listed under different field areas, than prior rosters. And, with everything else going on in soccer (e.g., U-20 CONCACAF Championship, Algarve Cup), I had not had time to thoroughly dig into the U-17 WNT roster.
This post is both a review of the past line-ups, as well as an exploration of the actual national team field positions for various players. Continue reading “U-17 USWNT: Known Line-Ups So Far This Cycle (through March 2012)”
The USA’s Under-17 Women’s National Team completed their three matches in the Ten Nations U-19 Tournament at La Manga, Spain with a 2-0 defeat of the Netherlands’ U-19 WNT on Thursday. In the prior matches, the USA defeated France’s U-19 WNT 2-0 and tied England’s U-19 WNT, but lost on penalties, 4-3 (no extra time).
Continue reading “U-17 USWNT: La Manga Recap with Playing Time Table”
On Thursday, CONCACAF officially announced the schedule for the final stage of the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship, which will be hosted by Guatemala. This event is the confederation’s qualifying tournament for the Under-17 Women’s World Cup in Azerbaijan, later this year. The top three teams from CONCACAF will qualify.
The USA’s U-17 WNT were automatic qualifiers for the final stage, along with Canada and Mexico. Last Sunday, a draw was held to determine the two round-robin groups. Continue reading “U-17 USWNT Schedule for U-17 Women’s World Cup Qualifying”
The draw for CONCACAF’s Women’s Under-17 Championship will be held this Sunday in Miami, Florida.
Host Guatemala has been placed in Group A. Mexico has been placed in Group B, while the other two North American teams, USA and Canada have been placed in the same pot. This avoids the possibility of USA and Canada being in the same group. Continue reading “CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championship Draw to be Held Sunday”