Players to Watch: NWSL Challenge Cup internationals

Semifinal #1
Portland:
Canada Christine Sinclair (two league titles with Thorns), Costa Rica Rocky Rodriguez (set up winner in quarterfinals).
Houston: Canada Allysha Chapman (in second stint with Dash), Nichelle Prince (earned first start quarterfinals), Sophie Schmidt (199 caps), England Rachel Daly (two goals in preliminary stage), Bri Visalli (played two seasons in WSL).
Semifinal #2
Sky Blue FC: Cameroon Estelle Johnson (debuted for Lionesses at age 30 in 2019), Canada Kailen Sheridan (one of tournament's top keepers), Evelyne Viens (No. 5 pick in 2020 College Draft). Ghana Jennifer Cudjoe (revelation in midfield), Japan Nahomi Kawasumi (scored from 40 yards against Dash).
Chicago: Canada Bianca St. Georges (starter in second season), Japan Yuki Nagasato (injured).
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