Women’s World Football Show, Episode 143 features exclusive interviews with U.S. WNT goalkeeper Adrianna Franch and England WNT midfielder Leah Williamson; Soundbites from U.S.WNT players Ashlyn Harris, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe; and a look at Jamaica with CONCACAF expert and host of Futbol Ace podcast Ana DeSouza.
Also on the show, special reports on Algarve Cup, Cypress Cup, FFA Cup of Nations, and SheBelieves Cup; NWSL spring training; and an update on of the SSE Women’s FA Cup.
Adrianna Franch – A Women’s World Football Show exclusive interview with Portland Thorns FC and USWNT goalkeeper Adrianna Franch. WWFShow reporter Alana “AJ” Johnson caught up with the keeper at the SheBelieves Cup after Franch made her debut with the team. Franch talks about her first-cap experience, how her Portland teammates are her biggest fans, a secret talent revealed, and more! (9:40′)
Leah Williamson – AJ is back on the case in this exclusive interview with England and Arsenal midfielder Leah Williamson. The young footballer shares her experiences at SheBelieve, the possibility of going to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, and more! (14:56′)
Ashlyn Harris – AJ was in the mix zone with Orlando Pride/USWNT goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris before the Brazil match. The fan-fave shares her thoughts on playing for the USWNT in Florida in front of tons of family and friends, and playing with and against her Pride teammate Marta! (20:52′)
Alex Morgan – The star forward for USWNT talks to the media about the tournament, playing with and against Marta, and more. (25:43’)
Megan Rapinoe – Tough love language from Pinoe as she shares her thoughts on why she feels the team needs to get tougher, be better, and learn from mistakes. (27:36’)
Ana DeSouza – If you love following the Concacaf teams, you’re going to love hearing from Ana DeSouza. As the writer, producer & founder of the Futbol Ace website & podcast, Ana explores all the Concacaf women’s teams, players, and influencers. In this interview, Ana talks primarily about Jamaica, other Concacaf teams we should be watching, and much more. (40:48’)
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Photos/Logos Courtesy of: Portland Thorns FC; Arsenal Women FC
Soundbites from Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe courtesy of U.S. Soccer/Wazee Digital.
Original Broadcast Date: March 17, 2019
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