Monday, January 24

USWNT January Camp Squad: Why Morgan, Rapinoe, Press Aren’t On

Six months into the tournament that will determine whether the U.S. women’s national team qualifies for the 2023 World Cup and the 2024 Olympics, several of the team’s familiar names are missing from the camp. But, as coach Vlatko Andonovski explains, that is by design.

The U.S. women gather in Austin, Texas, for their annual January camp that begins next Wednesday, and while it won’t feature any games, it will still be a testing ground. A post-Olympics transition process that began in the fall will seriously accelerate, as a number of younger, and in a significant case, new players take the stage.

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