She Signed a Two-Year Deal
National goalkeeper, Sydney Schneider, has secured a fresh opportunity to start for Kansas City in her second season as a pro. This development comes just before the national senior women’s final two first-round World Cup-qualifying games in April.
The 22-year-old has signed a two-year deal with Kansas City. This team plays in the National Women’s Soccer League. She has just finished her season-long stay with the Washington Spirit, who drafted her last year.
In January 2021, Schneider was chosen by Washington with the 29th overall draft. However, she wasn’t given an opportunity to impress although her team won the championship.
She remained on the bench as the reserve goalkeeper for Aubrey Kingsbury. Schneider will be in another fight for the number one spot, against Adrianna Franch, established Kansas City (KC) starter.
Camille Levin Ashton, KC General Manager, stated that Schneider’s signing fortifies the goalkeeping unit. She will play a role as Kansas City hopes to move forward on their 2021 campaign. KC finished with 16 points as the last team on the 10-team table.
The Reggae Girlz will wrap up their first-round, group-stage qualifiers this coming month with matches against Cayman Islands and the Dominican Republic. Schneider was recently called up within the February international break.
She was part of the Reggae Girlz’s first two World Cup-qualifying games against Bermuda and Grenada. She played in the Grenada game but was incapable of keeping a clean sheet in their 6-1 win. Schneider has made a total of 19 appearances for the Reggae Girlz.
The 2022 NWSL normal season kicks off on April 30 with the Current opening against the Portland Thorns. Schneider may be accessible for KC’s second NWSL Challenge Cup group-stage game this evening against the Chicago Red Stars. KC drew 1-1 with Racing Louisville in their first group game on March 18.