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The German manager Martina Voss-Tecklenburg has announced the Germany Women's World Cup squad of 28 players for this year.

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The German manager Martina Voss-Tecklenburg has announced the Germany Women's World Cup squad of 28 players for this year. They are the only country to have won both men's and women's World Cup.

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Having won the Women's World Cup on two occasions, consecutively in 2003 and 2007, Germany would to eyeing for their third. They came close to winning the Euros last year but lost the final against England in extra time. This year they would be looking for some redemption.

Their opening game in the World Cup is against Morocco on July 24 in Melbourne.  Their other two group stage opponents are Columbia and South Korea. Germany is expected to top their group quite comfortably and could be set to face France or Brazil early in the knockout rounds.

Alexandra Popp, the striker leads the way with 127 caps. The Wolfsburg striker and the two times German Female Football of the year has had an impressive season in the Bundesliga with 16 goals and 5 assists in 21 games and would like to take this form to the World Cup.

Voss-Tecklenburg has included 20 of the 23 players involved in the last year's Euros for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Ann-Katrin Berger of Chelsea, who overcame cancer also made the provisional Germany Women's World Cup squad after having an amazing season with Chelsea coming 3rd in the Best FIFA Goalkeeper list for a second time in a row.

Melanie Leupolz, who missed the Euros due to her pregnancy is back in the World Cup squad and would be given whatever she needs as stated by the Head Coach. The midfielder's return was much anticipated by her German teammates.

Sjoeke Nüsken is also set to join the team in Sydney. The Eintracht Frankfurt defender is also set to become a Chelsea player. She would strengthen the German defence along with her would be former teammates, Sara Doorsoun-Khajeh and Sophia Kleinherne who have also made the squad.

The ones who couldn't make it

Giulia Gwinn has failed to recover from her second ACL tear in time to make the World Cup squad. It as the most difficult decision Voss-Tecklenburg had to make with the future in her mind. Her Bayern teammate Linda Dallmann has also failed to make the squad due to injuries.

Almuth Schult also missed out on the squad because of her pregnancy. She will be facing a very difficult challenge while her German teammates try to win the World Cup for a third time.

Germany Women's World Cup squad


  • Ann-Katrin Berger
  • Merle Frohms
  • Stina Johannes
  • Ena Mahmutovic


  • Sara Doorsoun
  • Marina Hegering
  • Kathrin Hendrich
  • Sophia Kleinherne
  • Sara Linder
  • Sjoeke Nusken
  • Felicitas Rauch
  • Carolin Simon


  • Sara Dabritz
  • Chantal Hagal
  • Svenja Huth
  • Paulina Krumbiegel
  • Lena Lattwein
  • Melanie Leupolz
  • Sydney Lohmann
  • Lina Magull
  • Lena Oberdorf


  • Nicole Anyomi
  • Julen Brand
  • Lara Buhl
  • Laura Freigang
  • Alexandre Popp (Captain)
  • Lea Schuller
  • Tabea Wassmuth
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