Written by Oluwaseun Oyediji
New Zealand national women’s football team has released the names of their team for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics football event which will take place in 2021.
The team comprises 18 players in the main team and four traveling reserves.
Players from Valerenga (Norway), Kansas City (USA), Melbourne Victory FC (Australia), Brisbane Roar FC, Georgetown University, North Carolina Courage (USA), Liverpool FC (England), Tottenham (England), Indiana University, Orlando Pride (USA), FFDP, Avaldsnes (Norway), and Lower Hutt City gained invitation for the Olympics.
New Zealand will meet the World Champions, United States of America (USWNT), Sweden, and Australia at the group stage of the Olympics.
NEW ZEALAND OLYMPICS TEAM LIST
CJ Bott (Valerenga)
Katie Bowen (Kansas City)
Claudia Bunge (Melbourne Victory FC)
Olivia Chance (Brisbane Roar FC)
Daisy Cleverly (Georgetown University)
Abby Erceg (North Carolina Courage)
Anna Green (Lower Hutt City AFC)
Betsy Hassett (Stjarnan)
Anna Leat (FFDP)
Annalie Longo (Melbourne Victory)
Meikayla Moore (Liverpool)
Erin Nayler (unattached)
Ria Percival (Tottenham)
Gabi Rennie (Indiana University)
Ali Riley (Orlando Pride)
Emma Rolston (unattached)
Paige Satchell (FFDP)
Hannah Wilkinson (unattached)
Elizabeth Anton (FFDP)
Victoria Esson (Avaldsnes)
Michaela Robertson (Lower Hutt City)
Marissa Van Der Meer (FFDP)
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