US National Team
We are five days away from the U.S. women playing New Zealand at FC Dallas Stadium. The Washington Post is reporting there should be a good sized crowd for the game.
Tickets for #uswnt friendly this Sat vs New Zealand at FC Dallas stadium at 16,000. Capacity about 20K. Great atmosphere in store
— Steven Goff (@SoccerInsider) February 6, 2012
U.S. Soccer released the roster of women's players that will arrive in Frisco in just a few days for a weeks worth of training. Coach Pia Sundhage named 28 players to the training roster who hope to play in the Feb. 11 game vs. New Zealand at 3 p.m. at FC Dallas Stadium. Of the 28 players, 17 will be named to the game day roster.
U.S. Soccer said more than 14,000 tickets have already been sold for the game. For ticket information, click here.
GOALKEEPERS (4): Nicole Barnhart, Ashlyn Harris, Jill Loyden, Hope Solo
DEFENDERS (8): Rachel Buehler, Stephanie Cox, Whitney Engen, Amy LePeilbet, Heather Mitts, Kelley O’Hara, Christie Rampone, Becky Sauerbrunn
MIDFIELDERS (12): Yael Averbuch, Shannon Boxx, Tobin Heath, Meghan Klingenberg, Lori Lindsey, Carli Lloyd, Kristie Mewis, Christine Nairn, Heather O’Reilly, Megan Rapinoe, Amy Rodriguez, Keelin Winters
FORWARDS (4): Lauren Cheney, Sydney Leroux, Alex Morgan, Abby Wambach