Klimkova names 20 player roster for U-20 CONCACAF in TNT

By Sean McCaffery, January 10, 2018

Head coach of the U-20 USWNT, Jitka Klimkova has set the roster for the CONCACAF U-20 Championship begining Jan. 19. One must be born after Jan.1, 1998 to be eligible and those from a few birth years have been selected. Local player for Boston College, Samantha Coffey hails from Sleepy Hollow NY. These players were selected out of the 30 from the New Years camp where there was a constant battle for roster spots. 

The schedue for the US, Jan. 19, Nicaragua 5:30 pm Jan. 21, Jamaica 6:30 pm, Jan. 23, Mexico 3:00 pm for Group B.

By the numbers:

3: players not from the 2017 Nike Women's Int'l Friendlies in FL

13: players with past CONCACAF World Cup experience

11: played in a FIFA Women's World Cup at the youth level

8: nations in two groups

16: total matches

8: match days at Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva, Trinidad

1: first CONCACAF qualifying tourney for Klimkova