Much sooner than many expected, U.S. women's national team mind coach Pia Sundhage makes the cuts which have created the 18-player roster for that approaching Olympic games working in london.
Sundhage also named four alternates who can be used injuries substitutes. The entire of twenty-two gamers will visit Sweden the following month for any two-week training camping which will include games against Sweden on June 16 and protecting World Cup champion Japan on June 18.
The roster is the following:
Goalkeepers (2): Nicole Barnhart, Hope Solo
Defenders (6): Rachel Buehler, Amy LePeilbet, Louise Mitts, Kelley O'Hara, Christie Rampone, Becky Sauerbrunn
Midfielders (6): Shannon Boxx, Lauren Cheney, Tobin Heath, Carli Lloyd, Louise O'Reilly, Megan Rapinoe
Forwards (4): Sydney Leroux, Alex Morgan, Amy Rodriguez, Abby Wambach
Alternates: GK Jill Loyden, M Lori Lindsey, M Megan Klingenberg, F Christen Press
The U.S. Soccer Federation also introduced Sunday it has switched the mind training positions for that under-17 and under-20 women national teams into full-time jobs.
To accompany these positions, U.S. Soccer will hire "another full-time coach whose primary focus is going to be on improving the gamer development atmosphere for youthful gamers everywhere.Inch
That person's responsibilities includes:
scouting, running U.S. Soccer's National Schools, aiding training education possibilities, and liaising with U.S. Soccer's partners and ingredients as it requires developing gamers in the youngest National Teams.