It is a busy time for the Arsenal Women Academy players with many call-ups for the international tournaments, while the Seniors are preparing for the World Cup.
Silvana Flores (MF)
The Arsenal midfielder won the player of the tournament award. The Sud Ladies Cup is the female tournament created by the renowned Toulon tournament’s organisers. It is a u-20 tournament used by teams to prepare for the u-20 World Cup.
Silvana was also named in the best XI team of the tournament:
Mexico finished in fourth place with six points.
England u-17 Euros
Eliminated at Group stage, finished with six points level with Germany and the Netherlands but beaten on their head to head record.
Melisa Filis (MF)
270 minutes played, 1 shot on target, 3 shots off target, 6 fouls suffered, 4 committed
Ruby Grant (MF)
246 minutes played, 2 shots on target, 5 off target, 2 shots blocked, 2 fouls suffered, 6 fouls committed, 2 bookings
Gracie Pearse (DF)
135 minutes played 1 foul committed, 2 fouls suffered
The young Lionesses had a good tournament and will regret that 4-0 defeat to Germany if the first game as they were only one goal short of qualifying for the semi-finals instead of the Netherlands.
Portugal u-17 Euros
Eliminated in the semi-final by Germany
Ana Caterina Albuquerque (MF)
360 minutes played, 1 assist, 2 shots on target, 1 shot off target. 1 foul suffered 5 fouls committed.
Great tournament for Portugal and the young Arsenal midfielder who has appeared twice for the first team this season aged 16.