Women’s Football tournament in the 2016 Summer Olympic games will be schedule to played between 3rd – 19 August. This is the 6th Edition of Women’s Olympic football tournament. Total 12 teams are took part in this competition and its are divided in to 3 groups of E, F and G. So on this Group 4 teams are included.
United States is one of the participating team of this Women’s soccer events at Rio 2016. As per Women’s Football Tournament Fixtures of 2016 Olympic games they have to played against New Zealand, France and Colombia womens team in the group stage. USA Football Team have to played their rio campaign by playing against New zealand on 3rd August.
The United States women’s national soccer team Head coach Jill Ellis have announced their 18-woman squad for the 2016 Olympics. Team will be leading by the Becky Sauerbrunn. Midfielders Carli Lloyd and Tobin Heath and goalkeeper Hope Solo were all named to their third Olympic roster, while midfielder Megan Rapinoe, forward Alex Morgan and defenders Kelley O’Hara and Becky Sauerbrunn will be playing in their second Olympic Games which is begin from the 3rd august at brazil.
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2016 US Olympic women’s soccer team
GOALKEEPERS (2): Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars), Hope Solo (Seattle Reign FC)
DEFENDERS (6): Whitney Engen (Boston Breakers), Julie Johnston (Chicago Red Stars), Meghan Klingenberg (Portland Thorns FC), Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), Kelley O’Hara (Sky Blue FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Morgan Brian (Houston Dash), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC), Carli Lloyd (Houston Dash), Allie Long (Portland Thorns FC), Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign FC)
FORWARDS (4): Crystal Dunn (Washington Spirit), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride), Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars), Mallory Pugh (Real Colorado)