Alvarado and Mexico Qualify for World Cup

Monica Alvarado will play for Mexico at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.
Oct. 28, 2014

FORT WORTH - Former TCU soccer player Monica Alvarado and her teammates on the Mexico National Team have qualified for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. The event is set to take place in Canada in the summer of 2015.

Alvarado, a defender, helped Mexico defeat Trinidad and Tobago 4-2 in overtime to qualify for the World Cup. The roster features 23 athletes, three of which are goalkeepers. Mexico, as the third-place finisher in Concacaf -- the North American, Central American and Caribbean region -- qualified for the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada, where the field will expand to 24 teams, from 16.

She started and played the entire match in Mexico's 1-0 loss to Costa Rica in the group stage and came off the bench and played 18 minutes in the semifinals against the USA.

The tournament will be held from June 6 to July 5,2015. The cities of Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal and Moncton have been selected to host tournament matches.



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