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U.S. names 20-woman roster for World Cup qualifying
U.S. names 20-woman roster for World Cup qualifying

A number of familiar names are on the 20-player roster U.S. women's soccer Coach Jill Ellis has called up for this month's CONCACAF World Cup qualifying tournament. Fourteen of the 20 women named participated in qualifying for the 2012 Olympics while 11 have previous World Cup qualifying experience. That list is topped by forward Abby Wambach and midfielder Heather O'Reilly, each of whom played in the last three pre-World Cup events. "This is one of the most competitive rosters to make in our recent history," said Ellis, a former UCLA coach. "The way the players performed during our recent camp and two games against Mexico certainly made it difficult on...

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