Abby Dahlkemper, World Cup winner that started every game of the USWNT’s 2019 World Cup success, has joined Manchester City after 4 seasons with North Carolina Courage. The sides agreed a deal until the summer of 2023 and defender will wear the number 13 shirt.
“I just can’t wait to get over and help the team in whatever way I can and be successful on the field.”
– Abby DahlKemper
“I am so excited to join Manchester City. It’s a world class club full of incredible players and I can’t wait to get started. With all the talent in the FA WSL, I know that each game will present a new challenge and the opportunity to grow both as a player and as a person in England is going to be amazing, alongside having the chance to play Champions League football too,” a newcomer said for Manchester city website.
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— Manchester City (@ManCity) January 16, 2021
She joins her fellow Americans, Sam Mewis and Rose Lavelle that already play an important role in Citizen’s squad.
“I always thought it was a lucky number, I was born on the 13th and it’s a number I’m fond of.”
– about her number selection
“Sam and Rose have been saying nothing but brilliant things about the club and hearing them speak so highly about the facilities, the staff and the players as well as their experience of a new technical and tactical challenge is something that was really appealing to me.
“She is a very talented defender who has been successful both domestically and internationally – with her desire and hunger for victory, we know she’ll fit into our team ethos perfectly,” added head coach Garteh Taylor.