Late Thursday, Mexico’s Under-17 Women’s National Team released its final camp roster prior to the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship. Twenty-six (26) players were called into a camp which began on Friday and will run until April 30th. After the camp, a squad of 20 players will travel to Guatemala for the CONCACAF Championship.
Six players will be cut from the roster: Most likely, one of the three goalkeepers and five of the twenty-three field players.
At least sixteen of the twenty-six (16 of 26) players have American connections, namely that they play for USA-based club teams, and presumably live in the United States. Continue reading “U-17 USWNT: Opponent Update, Mexico’s Final Camp Roster”
The CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship, which begins May 2nd, is a month away. The United States Under-17 Women National Team is currently in its final training camp (April 1st through the 10th, more details, here). Meanwhile, fellow group stage opponent Mexico had a training camp in Mid-March (through the 24th or 25th) and Canada just wrapped up a training camp, where they played against one of the USA’s group stage opponents: Trinidad and Tobago.
Continue reading “U-17 USWNT: What Our Neighbors Have Been Up To… (March 2012)”
(Edit: 15-Apr-2012, the roster for the CONCACAF Championship has been announced. For more detailed information about the players selected, please check out this separate post.)
Starting next Sunday (April 1st), the United State’s Under-17 Women’s National Team will hold one last domestic training camp prior to the CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship in Guatemala, which begins May 2nd. The roster for the training camp (US Soccer) was released last week. Twenty-four (24) players were called up, including all of the 18 players who traveled to La Manga for the Ten Nations U-19 tournament.
The six players who did not travel to Spain will likely be competing for the final two roster spots on the 20-player CONCACAF Championship roster.
Continue reading “U-17 USWNT: April Training Camp Roster, Annotated and Adjusted”
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”