Also in today’s roundup, Scotland names their World Cup Qualifying squad
The official proclamation! ?@NC_Governor Cooper declares August 15, 2018 as NC Courage Day!
We're thankful for having the oppurtunity to visit the North Carolina Executive Mansion. pic.twitter.com/IwkHuU4TuA
— NC Courage (@TheNCCourage) August 15, 2018
Today Roy Cooper, Governor of North Carolina, announced August 15th as a day in recognition of the North Carolina Courage, two time NWSL shield winners.
Members of the squad visited the North Carolina Executive Mansion in congruence with the announcement, in the days before their match against the Orlando Pride on Saturday, the 18th of August.
Scotland FA names World Cup Qualifying Squad
— Scotland National Team (@ScotlandNT) August 15, 2018
Earlier today, the Scotland FA named their squad for the next round of World Cup Qualifying for the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. The squad includes Utah Royals’ center-back Rachel Corsie, as well as former Seattle Reign standout Kim Little. The team will host Switzerland on the 30th of August, before traveling to play Albania on the 4th of September.
You can check out the full roster below:
Goalkeepers: Lee Alexander (Glasgow City), Jenna Fife (Hibernian), Shannon Lynn (Vittsjo GIK)
Defenders: Chloe Arthur (Birmingham City), Jenny Beattie (Manchester City), Frankie Brown (Bristol City), Rachel Corsie (Utah Royals), Sophie Howard (Reading), Emma Mitchell (Arsenal), Kirsty Smith (Manchester United)
Midfielders: Lizzie Arnot (Manchester United), Leanne Crichton (Glasgow City), Kim Little (Arsenal), Jo Love (Glasgow City), Christie Murray (Liverpool), Caroline Weir (Manchester City)
Forwards: Fiona Brown (FC Rosengård), Lana Clelland (ACF Fiorentina), Erin Cuthbert (Chelsea), Claire, Emslie (Manchester City), Lisa Evans (Arsenal), Zoe Ness (Durham United), Jane Ross (West Ham United)