The inaugural USL W-League Combine held at the Ed Radice Sports Complex created an impressive display of the W-League’s standard of play represented by 128 of its best post-collegiate players.

United Soccer Leagues:Tampa Bay SportsMany coaches, players and staff members from Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) were on hand to evaluate the talent of each player.  Many scouts including Pali Blues Head Coach Charlie Naimo were impressed by the level of players during the W-League Combine.  “The overall quality is better than what we saw in another combine last week. And that’s not including the top players from my team and others who are not here,” commented Naimo as he relayed his projection that a lot of W-League players would move onto WPS. 

Professional teams’ rosters will begin to form this week with the allocation of national team players, with a draft taking place in the next few weeks.  Stay tuned for the upcoming posts to see who from the W-League Combine is selected in the draft…