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Beckie, Sinclair, RodrÍguez, Sugita Called up for FIFA International Window

September 30, 2022 - National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) - Portland Thorns FC News Release


PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC announced today that four players have been called up by their respective national teams to play friendlies in the upcoming FIFA international wind ow. Forwards Janine Beckie and Christine Sinclair will represent Canada, midfielder Rocky Rodríguez will join Costa Rica, and Hina Sugita is set to participate with Japan.

Beckie (96 caps), Sinclair (317 caps) and Canada will play a pair of matches at Estadio Municipal de Chapín in Spain, facing Argentina on Oct. 6 and Morocco on Oct. 10.

Rodríguez (79 caps) and Costa Rica are set to host the Philippines at Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium on Oct. 7 and Oct. 11.

Sugita (29 caps) and Japan will face Nigeria on Oct. 6 at Noevir Stadium Kobe and New Zealand on Oct. 9 at Nagano U Stadium.

WHAT WHEN WHO WHERE

Japan vs. Nigeria

(Friendly match) Oct. 6

12:25 a.m. (Pacific) Hina Sugita (Japan) Noevir Stadium Kobe

Hyogo-ku, Kobe, Japan

Canada vs. Argentina

(Friendly match) Oct. 6

10 a.m. (Pacific) Janine Beckie, Christine Sinclair (Canada) Estadio Municipal de Chapín

Jerez, Spain

Costa Rica vs. Philippines

(Friendly match) Oct. 7

6 p.m. (Pacific) Rocky Rodríguez (Costa Rica) Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium

Alajuela, Costa Rica

Japan vs. New Zealand

(Friendly match) Oct. 9

10:55 p.m. (Pacific) Hina Sugita (Japan) Nagano U Stadium

Nagano, Japan

Canada vs. Morocco

(Friendly match) Oct. 10

7:30 a.m. (Pacific) Janine Beckie, Christine Sinclair (Canada) Estadio Municipal de Chapín

Jerez, Spain

Costa Rica vs. Philippines

(Friendly match) Oct. 11

TBD Rocky Rodríguez (Costa Rica) Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium

Alajuela, Costa Rica


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