5 Young players to watch at France 2019



Young players to watch

We bring you five players to keep an eye on, all capable of causing a stir at France 2019

Nahikari Garcia

22 years old, Spain

Pacy forward with excellent movement and impressive dribbling

  • Made senior team debut in September 2018
  • Runner-up at the U-17 Women's World Cup in 2014 and quarter-finalist at the U-20 equivalent in 2016
  • 1 silver and 2 bronze medals at European U-17 level, 3 silvers at U-19 level

Yuka Momiki

22 years old, Japan

Gifted attacking player with superb vision and passing

  • Made senior debut in 2017, has over 20 caps
  • Gold at the 2018 Asian Games
  • Finished third at U-20 World Cup in 2016, quarter-finalist at the 2012 U-17 World Cup

Ashley Lawrence

23 years old, Canada

Lightning fast winger with fine technical skills and vision

  • Over 70 appearances already with senior team
  • Bronze at the 2016 Olympics in Rio
  • Played at Canada 2015
  • Veteran of the U-17 and U-20 Women's World Cups

Mallory Pugh

20 years old, USA

Electrifying striker with sublime technique and goalscorer's instinct

  • Made senior debut at 16, made more than 40 appearances
  • Member of USA team at Rio 2016 Olympics
  • Has played at two U-20 World Cups: 2014 & 2016

Geyse Ferreira

20 years old, Brazil

Pacy striker with fine shot and ability to get past opponents

  • Made senior team debut in late 2017
  • Took part in all three of Brazil's 2019 SheBelieves Cup games
  • Played at two U-20 World Cups: 2016 & 2018
  • Two-time U-20 S.American champion at 2015 & 2018

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