The U.S. ladies’s nationwide crew are set to host the eighth annual SheBelieves Cup. 5-time winners, the U.S. will probably be joined by Brazil, Japan and Canada. The match will probably be held from Feb. 16-22 in Orlando, Fla., Nashville, Tenn., and Frisco, Texas.
The U.S. and Brazil confronted off within the match’s 2021 SheBelieves Cup remaining, with the U.S. lifting the trophy. Brazil has competed twice within the match, additionally taking a part of the 2020 competitors. In the meantime, that is the second time, as properly, for Japan competing. That is Canada’s second time within the SheBelieves Cup, because the Canadians took half in 2021, the place they got here in third place.
All 4 groups are certified for the 2023 FIFA Ladies’s World Cup in the summertime.
“The primary 5 video games of the 2023 schedule will all be towards groups taking part in within the World Cup and we anticipate to verify a number of extra matches towards prime opponents earlier than we go to New Zealand throughout the summer time,” Vlatko Andonovski, U.S. head coach, stated. “We love the SheBelieves Cup for the world class competitors it brings, the format that helps replicate group play at a World Cup and the general that means that it has for our crew and girls’s sports activities. Clearly, you get extra relaxation days in a World Cup, however managing a roster with three video games over seven days towards groups with three very completely different kinds of play is basically good preparation for us as we proceed to develop as a crew in the direction of subsequent summer time.”
The U.S. begins the 2023 calendar yr with a visit to New Zealand to tackle the Soccer Ferns — who’re co-hosting the World Cup with Australia — on Jan. 17 and 20.
Andonovski will identify a 23-player roster for the match. The complete schedule for the SheBelieves Cup is beneath.
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*U.S. ladies’s nationwide crew video games in daring.
|Feb. 16||Japan vs. Brazil||Exploria Stadium||Orlando, Fla.||4 PM ET|
|Feb. 16||USA vs. Canada||Exploria Stadium||Orlando, Fla.||7 PM ET|
|Feb. 19||USA vs. Japan||GEODIS Park||Nashville, Tenn.||3:30 PM ET|
|Feb. 19||Brazil vs. Canada||GEODIS Park||Nashville, Tenn.||6:30 PM ET|
|Feb. 22||Canada vs. Japan||Toyota Stadium||Frisco, Texas||4 PM ET|
|Feb. 22||USA vs. Brazil||Toyota Stadium||Frisco, Texas||7 PM ET|