January Activities for ConcacafW

January is an important month for everyone within the ConcacafW especially this year because it happens to be a world cup year. Within the ConcacafW region, we have three nations that have qualified for the world cup United States, Canada, and Jamaica. All three countries are set to use their January FIFA Dates in various ways.

United States Women's National Team

The USWNT kicked off 2019 with their annual January Camp that will be held for the first time in Europe and will be followed by the USA’s first two matches of the year, against France on Jan. 19 (2:30 p.m. ET on FS1) and against Spain on Jan. 22 (2:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2 & UDN). Here is the 26-player roster Coach Jill Ellis has named for this camp.

Roster by Position (Caps/Goals):

GOALKEEPERS (4): Jane Campbell (Houston Dash; 3/0), Adrianna Franch (Portland Thorns FC; 0/0), Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride; 19/0), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars; 38/0)

DEFENDERS (8): Abby Dahlkemper (NC Courage; 30/0), Tierna Davidson (Stanford; 12/1), Crystal Dunn (NC Courage; 75/24), Emily Fox (UNC; 2/0), Kelley O’Hara (Utah Royals FC; 112/2), Becky Sauerbrunn (Utah Royals FC; 149/0), Casey Short (Chicago Red Stars; 27/0), Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC; 26/0)

MIDFIELDERS (7): Morgan Brian (Chicago Red Stars; 81/6), Danielle Colaprico (Chicago Red Stars; 2/0), Julie Ertz (Chicago Red Stars; 73/18), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC; 62/7), Rose Lavelle (Washington Spirit; 20/6), Samantha Mewis (NC Courage; 41/8), McCall Zerboni (NC Courage; 7/0)

FORWARDS (7): Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC; 142/25), Carli Lloyd (Sky Blue FC; 265/105), Jessica McDonald (NC Courage; 3/1), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride;153/98), Christen Press (Utah Royals FC; 106/46), Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit; 43/12), Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign FC; 145/41).

Canada Women's National Team

The CANWNT will launch their 2019 season with two matches in Spain including a training match against Switzerland on 17 January and an international friendly match against Norway on 22 January in La Manga. Both matches will be closed door, and broadcasting of this match is yet to be determined. Here is the 23-player roster Coach Kenneth Heiner-Møller has named for this camp and friendlies.

Roster by Position:

GOALKEEPERS (3): Stephanie Labbé (Linköpings FC), Sabrina D’Angelo

(North Carolina Courage), Kailen Sheridan (Sky Blue FC)

DEFENDERS (9): Allysha Chapman (Houston Dash), Kadeisha Buchanan (Olympique Lyonnais), Shelina Zadorsky (Orlando Pride), Ashley Lawrence (Paris Saint-Germain), Shannon Woeller (Eskilstuna United DFF), Lindsay Agnew (Houston Dash), Jayde Riviere (Vancouver Whitecaps), Vanessa Gilles (Bordeaux)

MIDFIELDERS (5): Rebecca Quinn (Washington Spirit), Julia Grosso (Vancouver Whitecaps), Desiree Scott (Utah Royals), Sophie Schmidt (Unattached), Jessie Fleming (UCLA)

FORWARDS (6): Deanne Rose (University of Florida, Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns), Nichelle Prince (Houston Dash), Janine Beckie (Manchester City), Adriana Leon (West Ham United), Jenna Hellstorm (Växjö DFF)

Jamaica Women's National Team

The Reggae Girlz will begin 2019 with a camp from January 15-22, 2019 in Jamaica. The Reggae Girlz will not have any official international friendlies during January. Coach Hue Menzies has named a 31-player squad for their January Camp.

Roster by Position:

GOALKEEPERS (4):Nicole McLure (Unattached), Sydney Schneider (UNC Wilmington), Chris-Ann Chambers (Unattached), Yazmeen Jamieson (Carleton University)

DEFENDERS (13): Shayla Smart (Unattached), Sashana Campbell (Maccabi Krishronot Hadera), Dominique Bond-Flasza (PSV Eindhoven), Konya Plummer (University of Central Florida), Allyson Swaby (AS Roma), Toriana Patterson (Pink Bari), Jadyn Matthews (Cornell University), Chyanne Dennis (University of South Florida), Christina Chang (Unattached), Chantelle Swaby (Rutgers University), Siobhan Wilson (Malaga CF), Victoria Huxtable (University of Richmond), Vyan Sampson (West Ham United)


Khadija Shaw (University Of Tennessee), Tarania Clarke (Waterhouse) Shanise Foster (Arnett Gardens FC), Deneisha Blackwood (University of West Florida), Giselle Washington (University Of Tennessee), Chinyelu Asher (Stabak), Marlo Sweatman (Unattached), Lauren Silver, (Unattached), Havana Solaun (Washington Spirit), Tiffany Cameron (Vittsjö GIK)


Cheyna Matthews (Washington Spirit), Chanel Hudson Marks (University of Memphis), Kayla McCoy (Houston Dash), Olufolasade Adomoluken (United Soccer Alliance)

Non-WWC Prep Activities

The Mexican Women's Senior National Team is set to have a training camp from January 14-22 in their CAR Training Facilities in preparation to compete in the 2019 Cyprus Cup.

The Guatemalan Women's U-20 National Team and possibly Senior team are set to have a camp from January 14-17.

The Bermuda Football Federation is set to kick off the inaugural Women's Football Symposium on January 11, and 12 were the Head of Women's Soccer for Concacaf Karina LeBlanc will be a guest speaker.