Women’s World Cup final roster announced…16-year-old Casey gets the nod

The final roster has been released for the Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, starting on the 20th.While it includes key players, including standout Ji So-yeon, 16-year-old Casey Eugene Fair stood out with her name on the list.Reporter Jeong Ju-hee.Speaking in Korean, Bell explained that the final roster for the women’s national team was a blend of veterans and young blood.”We analyzed each and every player’s performance in every training session, and I think the squad we have now is a good balance of experience and young energy.”The 23-player roster includes key players from the “golden generation,” including Ji So-yeon and Jang Seul-ki, who helped South Korea finish third at the 2010 U-20 World Cup.Fourteen players have World Cup experience.The youngest player on the roster is 16-year-old Casey, who has an American father and Korean mother.Casey is the youngest player on either the men’s or women’s World Cup teams, and 23 years younger than the oldest, goalkeeper Kim Jung-mi.”Casey has very good physicality, she can use both feet to finish well, and she’s a great learner.”Coach Bell emphasized that Casey doesn’t come in as a one-man show.”I’m very honored to be given this opportunity, and I’m going to do whatever I can to help the team.”Bell said she’s focused on winning her first group game against Colombia, and she’s determined to see results on the pitch.The women’s team, which has finalized its roster, will play an exhibition match against Haiti on Saturday at the Sangam World Cup Stadium before departing for Australia for the final match on Tuesday.Women’sSoccer

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