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Tokyo Olympics Football: Complete squads of teams in Women's football event

All the squads of every country for the women's soccer tournament at Tokyo Olympic Games this summer.

Alex Morgan, one of the key players for Team USA
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Alex Morgan, one of the key players for the USA (Source: Reuters)

By

Siddharth Mishra

Updated: 2021-07-20T15:42:41+05:30

The women's football tournament at this summer's Tokyo Olympics starts on July 21, with squads of 22 players to be selected by the 12 participating nations. The squad size for the Olympic games is usually 18 but has been increased to 22, this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Unlike the men's team event, there are no restrictions in age, countries can place a full international squad. Here are the complete squads for every country participating in the women's football event in Tokyo.


CHILE

Head coach: Jose Letelier

Goalkeepers: Christiane Endler, Natalia Campos, Antonia Canales.

Defenders: Carla Guerrero, Camila Saez, Daniela Pardo, Javiera Toro, Valentina Diaz, Fernanda Ramirez.

Midfielders: Francisca Lara, Yanara Aedo, Karen Araya, Yessenia Lopez, Francisca Mardones, Nayadet Lopez, Yastin Jimenez.

Forwards: Daniela Zamora, Maria Jose Urrutia, Fernanda Pinilla, Rosario Balmaceda, Javiera Grez, Yenny Acuna.


CANADA

Head coach: Bev Priestman

Goalkeepers: Stephanie Labbe, Kailen Sheridan, Erin McLeod.

Defenders: Kadeisha Buchanan, Vanessa Gilles, Shelina Zadorski, Allysha Chapman, Ashley Lawrence, Jayde Riviere, Gabrielle Carle.

Midfielders: Jessie Fleming, Julia Grosso, Quinn, Desiree Scott, Sophie Schmidt.

Forwards: Janine Beckie, Adriana Leon, Nichelle Prince, Deanne Rose, Christine Sinclair, Evelyne Viens, Jordyn Huitema.


GREAT BRITAIN


Head coach: Hege Riise

Goalkeepers: Ellie Roebuck, Carly Telford, Sandy MacIver.

Defenders: Steph Houghton, Millie Bright, Lucy Bronze, Rachel Daly, Demi Stokes, Leah Williamson, Lotte Wubben-Moy, Niamh Charles.

Midfielders: Kim Little, Jill Scott, Sophie Ingle, Keira Walsh, Caroline Weir, Ella Toone.

Forwards: Ellen White, Lauren Hemp, Fran Kirby, Nikita Parris, Georgia Stanway.


BRAZIL

Head Coach: Pia Sundhage

Goalkeepers: Barbara, Leticia, Aline Reis.

Defenders: Tamires, Erika, Poliana, Rafaelle, Bruna Benites, Jucinara, Leticia Santos.

Midfielders: Formiga, Marta, Debinha, Andressinha, Adriana, Duda, Julia Bianchi.

Forwards: Beatriz, Ludmila, Geyse, Andressa Alves, Giovana.


NETHERLANDS


Head Coach: Sarina Wiegman

Goalkeepers: Sari van Veenendaal, Lize Kop, Loes Geurts.

Defenders: Merel van Dongen, Kika van Es, Sisca Folkertsma, Stefanie van der Gragt, Dominique Janssen, Aniek Nouwen, Lynn Wilms, Anouk Dekker.

Midfielders: Danielle van de Donk, Jackie Groenen, Victoria Pelova, Sherida Spitse.

Forwards: Lineth Beerensteyn, Lieke Martens, Vivianne Miedema, Jill Roord, Shanice van de Sanden, Inessa Kaagman, Renate Jansen.


ZAMBIA

Head Coach: Bruce Mwape

Goalkeepers: Hazel Nali, Ngambo Musole, Catherine Musonda.

Defenders: Margaret Belemu, Martha Tembo, Esther Siamfuko, Lushomo Mweemba, Anita Mulenga, Agness Musesa, Vast Phiri, Fikile Xhosa.

Midfielders: Mary Wilombe, Ireen Lungu, Esther Mukwasa, Suzeni Evaline, Avell Chitundu.

Forwards: Ochumba Lubandji, Hellen Mubanga, Barbara Banda, Grace Chanda, Racheal Kundananji.


CHINA

Head Coach: Jia Xiuquan

Goalkeepers: Zhu Yu, Peng Shimeng, Ding Xuan.

Defenders: Li Mengwen, Lin Yuping, Wu Haiyan, Wang Xiaoxue, Luo Guiping, Chen Qiaozhu, Wang Ying.

Midfielders: Li Qingtong, Xin Zhang, Wang Shuang, Yan Wang, Mu Siwen, Yang Lina, Liu Jing.

Forwards: Wang Shanshan, Yang Man, Wurigumula, Xiao Yuyi, Wang Yanwen.


AUSTRALIA

Head Coach: Tony Gustavsson

Goalkeepers: Lydia Williams, Teagan Micah, Mackenzie Arnold.

Defenders: Clare Polkinghorne, Alanna Kennedy, Steph Catley, Ellie Carpenter, Aivi Luik, Laura Brock, Charlotte Grant, Courtney Nevin.

Midfielders: Elise Kellond-Knight, Emily van Egmond, Tameka Yallop, Chloe Logarzo, Kyra Cooney-Cross.

Forwards: Kyah Simon, Sam Kerr, Caitlin Foord, Hayley Raso, Emily Gielnik, Mary Fowler.


NEWZEALAND

Head Coach: Tom Sermanni

Goalkeepers: Erin Nayler, Anna Leat, Victoria Esson.

Defenders: CJ Bott, Claudia Bunge, Abby Erceg, Anna Green, Meikayla Moore, Ali Riley, Elizabeth Anton, Marisa van der Meer.

Midfielders: Katie Bowen, Olivia Chance, Daisy Cleverley, Betsy Hassett, Annalie Longo, Ria Percival, Emma Rolston.

Forwards: Gabi Rennie, Paige Satchell, Hannah Wilkinson, Michaela Robertson.


SWEDEN

Head Coach: Peter Gerhardsson

Goalkeepers: Jennifer Falk, Hedvig Lindahl, Zecira Musovic.

Defenders: Jonna Andersson, Nathalie Bjorn, Magda Eriksson, Hanna Glas, Amanda Ilestedt, Emma Kullberg, Julia Roddar.

Midfielders: Filippa Angeldahl, Kosovare Asllani, Hanna Bennison, Olivia Schough, Caroline Seger.

Forwards: Stina Blackstenius, Lina Hurtig, Sofia Jakobsson, Madelen Janogy, Fridolina Rolfo, Anna Anvegard, Rebecka Blomqvist.


UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Head Coach: Vlatko Andonovski

Goalkeepers: Adrianna Franch, Alyssa Naeher, Jane Campbell.

Defenders: Abby Dahlkemper, Tierna Davidson, Crystal Dunn, Kelley O'Hara, Becky Sauerbrunn, Emily Sonnett, Casey Krueger.

Midfielders: Julie Ertz, Lindsey Horan, Rose Lavelle, Kristie Mewis, Samantha Mewis, Catarina Macario.

Forwards: Tobin Heath, Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Christen Press, Megan Rapinoe, Lynn Williams.


and finally the host nation JAPAN

Head coach: Asako Takakura

Goalkeepers: Sakiko Ikeda, Ayaka Yamashita, Chika Hirao.

Defenders: Saki Kumagai, Risa Shimizu, Asato Miyagawa, Moeka Minami, Nanami Kitamura, Saori Takarada, Shiori Miyake.

Midfielders: Emi Nakajima, Yui Hasegawa, Hina Sugita, Narumi Miura, Yuzuho Shiokoshi, Jun Endo, Honoka Hayashi, Momoka Kinoshita.

Forwards: Yuika Sugasawa, Mana Iwabuchi, Mina Tanaka, Yuka Momiki.

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