Jessika Cowart has joined the ultimate preparations of the Philippine girls’s soccer group for the Fifa Ladies’s World Cup after collaborating in Thursday’s coaching session in Auckland, New Zealand.
Photographs of Cowart have been shared by the Filipinas on their social media platforms after the defender performed for her membership in Sweden earlier than its high home league took a break for the World Cup.
The 23-year-old Cowart is at the moment hooked up with IFK Dalmar of Sweden’s Damallsvenskan.
“It’s laborious to place into phrases what I’m feeling proper now,” Cowart stated in a latest video following Dalmar’s final match earlier than the break.
“It’s been a lifelong dream to play within the World Cup. And to characterize such a powerful nation just like the Philippines, I imply, the delight now we have in our heritage, it’s fairly an honor and really blessed,” she added.
Cowart has appeared in 19 worldwide matches since turning into part of the Philippine squad throughout a European camp in June 2022.
Whereas often known as one of many group’s key gamers on the again, Cowart has additionally produced one of many vital targets within the latest success of the Filipinas when her opener arrange a 3-0 win over Thailand within the closing of final yr’s AFF Ladies’s Championship at Rizal Memorial Stadium.
Cowart is one among eight defenders chosen by coach Alen Stajcic to make the group’s 23-player squad listing for the World Cup.
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