American soccer players qualified for the 2023 World Cup Thursday through Friday night (Dutch time). A 5-0 win over defending champions Jamaica in Thursday’s qualifying match.
Mexico’s 3-0 loss to Haiti sealed the United States’ berth in the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The team of national coach Vladko Antonovski can no longer lose the top two places in the group.
USA is the twelfth country to qualify for the World Cup. Host countries Australia and New Zealand, Sweden, France, Denmark, Spain, South Korea, Japan, China, the Philippines and Vietnam will also participate next year.
American soccer players are hoping to win their third consecutive world title next year. At the 2019 World Cup, the American soccer players were overwhelmingly superior to the orange women in the final (2-0).
A 5-0 win over Jamaica in the final in France exactly three years later. Sophia Smith scored two goals in the early stages of the game. After the break, Rose Lavelle, Christy Mewis and Trinity Rodman were also on target.
This will be the 9th time that the USA will participate in the Women’s World Cup. Team USA holds the record with four titles (1991, 1999, 2015 and 2019).
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