Tag Archive | Kumi Yokoyama

Gotham FC Faces Washington Spirit in Key East Division Matchup

NJ/NY Gotham FC (2-0-0, 6 points) are heading to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, April 27, to take on the Washington Spirit (1-0-2, 3 points), in their third 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup matchup presented by Secret Deodorant. The contest from Audi Field will be streamed on Paramount+ and Twitch (international) with kickoff set for 7 p.m. […]

Washington Spirit Log Eight Shots on Goal but Can’t Beat Orlando Pride

The Washington Spirit fell 1–0 to the Orlando Pride in their third match of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup Presented by Secret Deodorant at Exploria Stadium in Orlando, FL. Spurred on by the home crowd, Orlando threatened Washington’s goal early on. Alex Morgan cut in on Kelley O’Hara, but Emily Sonnett got in front of the shot — both […]

Washington Spirit set to take on Racing Louisville in NWSL Challenge Cup Action

The Washington Spirit will return to Audio Field as they will take on Racing Louisville FC, as both teams look to earn their first win in the NWSL Challenge Cup Tournament. In their last match the Spirit fell in a close match to the North Carolina Courage, but saw an encouraging debut from Trinity Rodman. […]

Washington Spirit Start Strong but Ultimately Fall to the Courage in First Game of 2021

The Washington Spirit opened the season with a 3-2 loss in their first match of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup against the North Carolina Courage. The 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup is being Presented by Secret Deodorant on Saturday afternoon at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, NC. The opening moments of the game were characterized by quick […]

Washington Spirit Announce 26-player Preseason Roster

The Washington Spirit has announced an initial 26-player roster as the 2021 NWSL Preseason officially begins today.   Included on the 26-player roster are three non-roster invitees and four players that were selected in the 2021 NWSL Draft.   The Spirit will return to action when the NWSL Challenge Cup returns on April 9. More […]

Washington Spirit Re-Sign Japanese International Kumi Yokoyama to Multi-Year Deal

The Washington Spirit have re-signed forward Kumi Yokoyama to a new two-year contract. Yokoyama is the final player from the 2020 roster to re-sign with the Spirit, bringing the total number of players under contract heading into the 2021 preseason camp to 19. Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say on Yokoyama: “After […]

Washington Spirit Finish Fall Series First in Northeast Pod

The Washington Spirit have finished first in the Northeast Pod in the 2020 NWSL Fall Series. With Sky Blue’s convincing 3–1 win over the Chicago Red Stars recently, the Washington Spirit’s first place position in the Northeast Pod was mathematically confirmed. With a 2–1–1 record, seven points and a plus-one goal differential, the Spirit best […]