Tag Archive | NWSL Challenge Cup

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 […]

Sky Blue FC signs South Korean National Team Midfielder Sodam Lee

Sky Blue FC have signed South Korean Women’s National Team midfielder Sodam Lee for the 2021 NWSL season. The midfielder joins the Club on a one-year guaranteed contract with a Club option for a second year. “I am honored to be able to start my NWSL career with the best players of Sky Blue FC,” […]

Sky Blue FC Re-Signs Forward Ifeoma Onumonu for 2021

Sky Blue FC has signed forward Ifeoma Onumonu to a one-year contract for the 2021 National Women’s Soccer League season. “I am very excited to sign a new contract to stay with Sky Blue,” said Onumonu. “Although we didn’t get a true NWSL season in 2020, I felt that the Challenge Cup and Fall Series exposed how […]

Midfielder Nahomi Kawasumi Re-signs with Sky Blue FC for 2021

Sky Blue FC has signed midfielder Nahomi Kawasumi to a new contract for the upcoming National Women’s Soccer League season. Terms of the signing include a one-year contract with an option for a second year. “I am so excited to be able to play for Sky Blue FC again next season,” said Kawasumi. “I am working very […]

Sky Blue FC Re-Signs Midfielder Kenie Wright for 2021

Sky Blue FC has signed midfielder Kenie Wright to a new contract for the 2021 National Women’s Soccer League season. Terms of the deal include a one-year contract with a second-year option. The Mount Laurel, N.J. native was selected with overall pick number 29 out of Rutgers University in the 2019 NWSL College Draft. She made five […]

NWSL Announces Innovative 2021 Competition Framework

The National Women’s Soccer League today announced a new competition framework to be debuted in 2021, expanding opportunities for the athletes of the NWSL to showcase the most exciting, most competitive women’s professional soccer league in the world. “2021 is shaping up to be another big year for the NWSL as we continue to innovate […]

Washington Spirit Midfielder Rose Lavelle named to 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup Best XI

Washington Spirit midfielder Rose Lavelle has been named to the NWSL Challenge Cup Best XI. The Best XI, which was announced at halftime of the Challenge Cup final between Chicago and Houston, was determined by a vote that polled the media, fans, players and coaches. This is Lavelle’s second straight Best XI honor after also being named […]