U.S. WOMEN LOOKING TO ‘3-PEAT’ AT THE 2017 WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
The Women’s Football Alliance is proud to announce that 42 of its players were selected for the U.S. National Team roster as it travels to British Columbia, Canada this June to defend its championship. The U.S. team will practice in Seattle, WA in advance of the Women’s World Championship, an event organized by the International Federation of American Football. Team USA is looking for its third consecutive Gold Medal.
The three-day tournament will take place at McCloud Stadium in Langley, BC, 50 miles southeast of Vancouver. The USA will begin it’s run to its third straight championship on June 24th at 3:30 P.M. PST in a match-up against Mexico in that country’s first WWC appearance.
The 2017 WWC is the third IFAF women’s event and the first that has been held outside of Europe. The first two events, in 2010 and 2013, were held in Sweden and then Finland, respectively.
The event features teams from 6 countries and will showcase the top women football players from around the world. Participating teams include the two-time champion United States, Finland, Great Britain, Australia, Mexico, and host Canada. Team Australia is coached by former WFA player and former Arizona linebacker coach, Dr. Jen Welter.
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Watch the video below to meet the players of Team USA!