Rio Olympics: Women's soccer rosters

The USA became the seventh of 12 teams entered in the women's soccer competition at the Rio Olympics to announce its 18-player roster. Besides the USA, the NWSL is also represented on the Australia, Canada, France and New Zealand rosters.

Australia
GOALKEEPERS: Lydia Williams (Houston Dash), Mackenzie Arnold (Perth Glory).
DEFENDERS: Clare Polkinghorne (Brisbane Roar), Laura Alleway (Orlando Pride), Alanna Kennedy (WNY Flash), Stephanie Catley (Orlando Pride), Ellie Carpenter (Western Sydney Wanderers).
MIDFIELDERS: Elise Kellond-Knight (Potsdam Turbine/GER), Emily van Egmond (FFC Frankfurt/GER), Katrina Gorry (Brisbane Roar), Tameka Butt (Brisbane Roar), Caitlin Foord (Perth Glory), Chloe Logarzo (Eskilstuna United/SWE).
FORWARDS: Lisa De Vanna (Melbourne City), Michelle Heyman (Canberra United), Kyah Simon (Boston Breakers), Samantha Kerr (Sky Blue FC), Larissa Crummer (Melbourne City).

Canada
GOALKEEPERS: Stephanie Labbe (Washington Spirit), Sabrina D’Angelo (WNY Flash).
DEFENDERS: Kadeisha Buchanan (West Virginia Univ.), Rebecca Quinn (Duke Univ.), Shelina Zadorsky (Washington Spirit), Josee Belanger (Orlando Pride), Allysha Chapman (Houston Dash), Rhian Wilkinson (free agent).
MIDFIELDERS: Jessie Fleming (London Nor'West SC), Ashley Lawrence (West Virginia Univ.), Diana Matheson (Washington Spirit), Deanna Rose (Scarborough GS United), Sophie Schmidt (FFC Frankfurt/GER), Desiree Scott (FC Kansas City).
FORWARDS: Janine Beckie (Houston Dash), Nichelle Prince (Ohio State Univ.), Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns), Melissa Tancredi (free agent).

China
GOALKEEPERS: Zhao Lina (Shanghai Yongbai), Zhang Yue (Beijing BG).
DEFENDERS: Liu Shanshan (Hebei Zhongji), Xue Jiao (Dalian Quanjian), Gao Chen (Dalian Quanjian), Wu Haiyan (Shandong Ladies), Li Dongna (Tianjin Huisen), Zhao Rong (Beijing BG).
MIDFIELDERS: Ren Guilin (Changchun Zhuoyue), Tan Ruyin (Guangdong R&F), Pang Fengyue (Dalian Quanjian), Zhang Rui (People's Liberation Army), Yang Man (Shandong Ladies).
FORWARDS: Ma Xiaoxu (Dalian Quanjian), Yang Li (Jiangsu Suning), Wang Shanshan (Tianjin Huisen), Wang Shuang (Dalian Quanjian), Gu Yasha (Beijing BG).

France
GOALKEEPERS: Sarah Bouhaddi (Lyon), Meline Gerard (Lyon)
DEFENDERS: Sabrina Delannoy (Paris SG), Jessica D’Houara (Paris SG), Laura Georges (Paris SG), Amel Majri (Lyon), Griedge Mbock Bathy (Lyon), Wendie Renard (Lyon)
MIDFIELDERS: Camille Abily (Lyon), Elise Bussaglia (Wolfsburg/GER), Kheira Hamraoui (Paris SG), Amandine Henry (Portland Thorns), Louisa Necib (Lyon), Elodie Thomis (Lyon)
FORWARDS: Marie-Laure Delie (Paris SG), Kadidiatou Diani (Juvisy), Claire Lavogez (Lyon), Eugenie Le Sommer (Lyon)

New Zealand
GOALKEEPERS: Erin Nayler (Norwest United), Rebecca Rolls (Three Kings Utd.)
DEFENDERS: Abby Erceg (WNY Flash), Anna Green (Malbackens IF/SWE), Ria Percival (FC Basel/SUI), Ali Riley (FC Rosengard/SWE), Rebekah Stott (SC Sand/GER)
MIDFIELDERS: Katie Bowen (FC Kansas City), Katie Duncan  (FC Zurich/SWI), Betsy Hassett (Werder Bremen/GER), Meikayla Moore (Norwest United), Kirsty Yallop (Malbackens IF)
FORWARDS: Sarah Gregorius (Speranza FC Osaka-Takatsuki/JPN), Amber Hearn (Jena/GER), Annalie Longo (Cashmere Technical), Jasmine Pereira (Three Kings Utd.), Rosie White (Liverpool/ENG), Hannah Wilkinson (Univ. of Tennessee)

Sweden
GOALKEEPERS: Hedvig Lindahl (Chelsea/ENG), Hilda Carlen (Pitea IF).
DEFENDERS: Jonna Andersson (Linkopings FC), Emma Berglund (FC Rosengard), Magdalena Ericsson (Linkopings FC), Nilla Fischer (Wolfsburg/GER), Jessica Samuelsson (Linkopings FC), Linda Sembrant (Montpellier/FRA).
MIDFIELDERS: Emilia Appelquist (Djurgarden), Lisa Dahlkvist (Paris SG/FRA), Elin Rubensson (Kopparbergs/Goteborg FC), Olivia Schough (Eskilstuna United), Caroline Seger (Lyon/FRA).
FORWARDS: Kosovare Asllani (Manchester City/ENG), Stina Blackstenius (Linkopings FC), Sofia Jakobsson (Montpellier/FRA), Fridolina Rolfö (Linköpings FC), Lotta Schelin (unattached).

USA
GOALKEEPERS: Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars), Hope Solo (Seattle Reign).
DEFENDERS: Whitney Engen (Boston Breakers), Julie Johnston (Chicago Red Stars), Meghan Klingenberg (Portland Thorns), Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), Kelley O'Hara (Sky Blue FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City)
MIDFIELDERS: Morgan Brian (Houston Dash), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns), Carli Lloyd (Houston Dash), Allie Long (Portland Thorns), Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign).
FORWARDS: Crystal Dunn (Washington Spirit), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride), Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars), Mallory Pugh (Real Colorado).
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