The U.S. U20 Women’s National Team will begin its journey at the 2020 CONCACAF Women’s U20 Championship on Saturday, Feb. 22 vs. Cuba (2 p.m. CT). The march marks the USA’s first step towards qualification for the 2020 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, to be played this summer in Costa Rica and Panama. The U-20 WNT continues Group C play on Monday, Feb. 24 vs. host Dominican Republic (2 p.m. CT) and wraps up the group stage on Wednesday, Feb. 26 vs. Honduras (5 p.m. CT).
All of the USA’s Group C matches will be played at Estadio Olimpico Felix Sanchez in Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic. More details may be found at USSoccer.com
The 2020 CONCACAF U20 Women’sNational Team matches will be streamed on CONCACAF Go app and TUDN as well as via CONCACAF Facebook and YouTube. CONCACAF Go is accessible in the Concacaf app, available for download in the App Store and Google Play Store.
STORY – Rodman Carving Out US Legacy
ICYMI: The U-20 WNT rolled in its #CU20W opener, topping Cuba 9-0 💪
Up next: host DR on Monday!
— U.S. Soccer YNT (@USYNT) February 23, 2020
— Concacaf (@Concacaf) February 24, 2020
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QUARTERFINAL March 4
Taking care of business 💼
The U-20 #USWNT made short work of Canada, topping its regional rival 4-0.
Up next: #CU20W semifinals vs. host Dominican Republic
— U.S. Soccer YNT (@USYNT) March 4, 2020
SEMIFINAL March 6 (6-0 win v Dominican Republic)
— Concacaf (@Concacaf) March 6, 2020
FINAL March 8
More than half of the field for the 16-team 2020 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup is already set. In addition to hosts Costa Rica and Panama, France, Germany, Netherlands and Spain have qualified from Europe, New Zealand has punched its ticket from Oceania and Japan, Korea DPR and Korea Republic have clinched their berths from Asia. In addition to the two bids awarded at the 2020 CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship, two teams each will qualify from Africa and South America this spring/summer.
Players born on or after Jan. 1, 2000 are eligible for the 2020 U-20 Women’s World Cup
2020 CONCACAF WOMEN’S U-20 CHAMPIONSHIP ROSTER BY POSITION (COLLEGE OR CLUB; HOMETOWN; U-20 CAPS/GOALS)
GOALKEEPERS (2): Claudia Dickey (UNC; Charlotte, N.C.; 0/0), Julia Dohle (Penn State; Scarsdale, N.Y.; 6/0)
DEFENDERS (7): Maycee Bell (UNC; Wichita, Kan.; 4/1), Sierra Enge (Stanford; Cardiff, Calif.; 0/0), Naomi Girma (Stanford; San Jose, Calif.; 25/0), Shae Holmes (Washington; Highlands Ranch, Colo.; 2/0), Brianna Martinez (Notre Dame; Albuquerque, N.M.; 4/0), Emily Mason (PDA; Flemington, N.J.; 2/0), Kennedy Wesley (Stanford; Rossmoor, Calif.; 0/0)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Talia DellaPeruta (Köln/GER; Cumming, Ga.; 4/0), Katelyn Duong (Minnesota; Portland, Ore.; 3/0), Jenna Nighswonger (Florida State; Huntington Beach, Calif.; 4/1), Brianna Pinto (UNC; Durham, N.C.; 32/4), Alexa Spaanstra (Virginia; Brighton, Mich.; 13/2), Summer Yates (Washington; Pasco, Wash.; 4/2)
FORWARDS (5): Mia Fishel (UCLA; San Diego, Calif.; 0/0), Rebecca Jarrett (Virginia; Clifton, N.J.; 5/0), Samantha Meza (Solar Soccer Club; Dallas, Texas; 7/1), Trinity Rodman (SoCal Blues SC; Newport Beach, Calif.; 2/1), Sophia Smith (Portland Thorns; Highlands Ranch, Colo.; 27/23)