FIFA publishes revised official player lists of the 12 finalist teams
FIFA announced today the revised official player lists of the 12 finalist teams competing in the 2002 FIFA Women's U-19 Championship.
Brazil's midfielder Daniela and Australia's Kate McShea are the only players who have ever participated in a previous FIFA Competition.
The 18-year-old Brazilian played all five matches in the 2000 Olympic Football Tournament (when Brazil went through to the semi-finals but lost to Germany in the bronze medal play-off). McShea, a defender and captain of the Australian U19 Team currently in Canada, also played at the 2000 Olympic Games. McShea was a starting eleven choice in all three of Australia's games at Sydney 2000.
Each national association that qualifies for the final competition may enter 18players numbered from 1 to 18. Only these 18 players (except in cases of force majeure recognised by the FIFA Organising Committee) will be permitted to compete in the final competition.
All the players shall have been born not before 1 January 1983 (upper agelimit) and not after 31 December 1987 (lower age limit). Each national association shall be held responsible for observing these provisions.