2023 is a big year for the US Women’s National Team. Summer is the highlight of the year, USWNT She is trying to defend her title again in the Women’s World Cup.
But there are many uncertainties about the teams, including who will be healthy and ready by the World Cup, and whether the team will be able to hold off the rest of the world again. continues preparations for the 2024 Olympics. With so many players returning from injuries and maternity leave, the question is whether the team will have enough time to gel to win his two biggest tournaments. female side.
So let’s predict what will happen to USWNT this year…
USWNT loses its #1 spot in the world rankings.
USWNT are currently No. 1 in the FIFA World Rankings, less than five points behind second-placed Sweden. USWNT fails to hold onto its top spot early in 2023 and is expected to drop to her second place for the first time since March 2017. A dangerously further decline is possible early this year.
USWNT would lose the SheBelieves Cup despite being undefeated.
The USWNT has a strong SheBelieves Cup line-up this year with Canada, Brazil and Japan competing in the competition. USWNT would go undefeated in the tournament, but a few draws would see him lose the SheBelieves Cup, instead to a team that won a few times.
Catarina Macario returns as the USWNT’s top goalscorer.
Catalina Macario is on the verge of returning to the USWNT from a torn ACL, but when she does, she will establish herself as the best player on the planet. She will lead her USWNT in her goals this year and will be in the double digits.
Kristen Press will return to the USWNT, but will not be on the World Cup roster.
Kristen Press, like many of the team’s best players, will finally return to the USWNT this year after an ACL injury. But despite her destroying club and country competition, she won’t be Vlatko Andonovski’s final cut on the World Cup roster…and that would be the most obvious omission. .
USWNT wins the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
Despite the team’s early struggles and the absence of some of the world’s best players to travel to New Zealand and Australia, the USWNT entered the tournament as the world’s second-best team and remained number one. Become. They overcame the odds to become the first team to win his third consecutive title as World Cup champions, adding his fifth star to the jersey in the process.
Vlatko Andonovsky will step down as director at the end of the year.
Vlatko Andonovski walks into the sunset at the end of the World Cup.His main goal has been achieved and another coach is coming to take the team to the 2024 Olympics.
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