Ussf Women's National Teams
Today, the Under-20 Women's Qualifying Draw for the CONCACAF Tournament is revealed. In that spirit, we are presenting to you the different levels of the U.S. Women's National Teams, and what they have accomplished this year.
- •Under-23 USWNTDid you know that the U-23s won both the Six Nations Tournament in Spain AND the Four Nations Tournament in Norway this year?
- •Under-20 USWNTThe U-20s are currently preparing for CONCACAF qualifying for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. The qualifying tournament will take place in December in Honduras. This program has won its age group World Cup three times.
- •Under-19 USWNTThe U-19s participate in USSF programing through training camps and matches and serve as a link between the U-18s and U-20s.
- •Under-18 USWNTThis year, the majority of the players in these camps were born in 1998 and are age-eligible for the team that will attempt to qualify for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, but the goal for this age group is ultimately the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.
- •Under-17 USWNTThe U.S. U-17s are still five months away from qualifying for the next Women’s World Cup. The 2016 CONCACAF Under-17 Women’s Championship will be held on the Caribbean island of Grenada next March. The tournament will send three teams to the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup to be played in Jordan in September of 2016.
- •Under-16 USGNTThe U-16s were re-instituted this year after last having programming in 2007. 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. This age group is in a two-year cycle that will transition to the U-18 and then the U-20 WNT with the goal of playing in the 2020 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World.
- •Under-15 USGNTThis age group will form the core of the team that will attempt to qualify for the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
- •Under-14 USGNTThe U-14s are the youngest age group in the U.S. Youth Women's and Girls' National Team programs. This age group generally has three training camps a year featuring a large number of players in each event as the top young players in the country get their first introduction to the National Team environment and coaching.