• Sunday Feb 21, 2016

    TSG announces CWOQ Best XI, Awards

    (l-r) USA's Crystal Dunn, Golden Boot; Morgan Brian, Golden Ball; Hope Solo, Golden Glove and captain Carli Lloyd, Team Fair Play saw the awards the USA captured at the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship. (Photo: Mexsport)

    HOUSTON – Following the United States’ 2-0 win over Canada in the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship (CWOQ) final on Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium, the Technical Study Group announced the tournament’s Best XI and presented awards. 

    The CWOQ selection contains eight players from the champion United States and three from runner-up Canada. 

    Here’s a look at the team: 

    2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship

    Best XI 

    • Goalkeeper: Hope Solo (United States)
    • Right Back: Kelley O’Hara (United States)
    • Center Back: Becky Sauerbrunn (United States)
    • Center Back: Kadeisha Buchanan (Canada)
    • Left Back: Allysha Chapman (Canada)
    • Right Midfielder: Tobin Heath (United States)
    • Center Midfielder: Lindsey Horan (United States)
    • Center Midfielder: Morgan Brian (United States)
    • Left Midfielder: Ashley Lawrence (Canada)
    • Forward: Alex Morgan (United States)
    • Forward: Carli Lloyd (United States) 

    AWARDS 

    • Golden Ball

    Morgan Brian (USA) 

    • Golden Boot

    Crystal Dunn (United States)

    • Golden Glove

    Hope Solo (United States) 

    • Fair Play Award

    United States

     

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