Great day for FC Stars as Keohan, Murphy and Wingate are selected for U16G National Team Camp
FC Stars were delighted to discover that three U15G ECNL players were selected to the 24 player U16G US National Team Camp Feb. 15-22 at the U.S. Soccer National Team Training Center in Carson, California. Goalkeeper Maddie Murphy will be joined by defender Aza Keohan and striker Olivia Wingate.
The camp,m will be supervised by the Women’s Development Coach, and staff will include U.S. Soccer Women’s Technical Director April Heinrichs, Head Development Coach April Kater and newly hired Development Coaches Mark Carr and Jitka Klimkova.
The U16 age group starts a two-year cycle before becoming the U-18s and then the U-20s with the goal of playing in the 2020 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup. All of the players in this camp are age-eligible for the next FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2016, but the main birth year for that tournament is 1999.