The U.S. women’s soccer team will take time to address their worst-ever performance at a Women’s World Cup before shifting focus to next year’s Paris Olympics, interim head coach Twila Kilgore said on Tuesday.
The U.S. women’s soccer platoon will take time to address their worst- ever performance at a Women’s World Cup before shifting focus to coming time’s Paris Olympics, interim head trainer Twila Kilgore said on Tuesday.
When the platoon gathers for a camp ahead of Sept. 21 and Sept. 24 friendlies against South Africa, Kilgore said they will spend time addressing players ’ disappointment and feelings from their Round of 16 exit to Sweden at the World Cup last month.
“It’s commodity that we ’ve talked a lot about within the programme, player to player, trainer to player, amongst the staff, ” Kilgore told journalists on a conference call after the training camp canon for the two friendlies was blazoned.
“And it’s really important that we do have a discussion and address what’s happed but also snappily take the literacy from that, close the door and start looking forward toward the Olympics. ”
Vlatko Andonovski stepped down as trainer of the public platoon 11 days after their early World Cup exit and Kilgore, who had served as his adjunct for1-1/2 times, has stepped in while a hunt for a endless trainer is conducted.
The friendlies will mark the end of an period for the USWNT given the September 21 game in Cincinnati will be Julie Ertz’s last with the public platoon while Megan Rapinoe will feature for the final time in the Chicago game three days latterly.
“Both have been part of multiple World Mugs and Olympics and have helped drive the game forward. But also off the field they’ve contributed to making sure that the whole soccer geography is progressing forward, especially for women, ” said Kilgore.
“We ’ll feel a hole from them on the field, we ’ll feel that, but their heritage will continue off the field in numerous, numerous ways. ” Know More Latest Football News…