France’s Cascarino newest star to miss Women’s Globe Cup
ReutersMay 25, 2023, 02:02 PM ET2 Minute Study
Delphine Cascarino has scored 14 ambitions in 56 appearances for France.Visionhaus/Getty Pictures
France’s Delphine Cascarino will miss the Globe Cup immediately after her club Lyon stated on Thursday that she would be sidelined for “quite a few months” immediately after rupturing an anterior cruciate ligament.
Cascarino, who has produced 56 appearances for France, ruptured her correct ACL in a league win more than Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday.
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“[Cascarino] underwent tests in midweek, which … revealed a partial rupture of the correct anterior cruciate ligament,” Lyon stated in a statement. The French club added that the winger will will need to undergo reconstructive surgery and will be out “for quite a few months”.
“Regrettably, I will not be capable to take component in the Globe Cup this summer season with my group mates, whom I will be supporting from right here,” Cascarino stated on Instagram.
France, who are also without having Marie-Antoinette Katoto, will be seeking to win their maiden Globe Cup at this year’s showpiece occasion, which is getting co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia from July 20-Aug. 20.
They start their campaign in Group F against Jamaica on July 23 just before facing Brazil and Panama.
France are not the only group to be hit by significant injuries ahead of the Globe Cup.
The U.S. women’s national group, winners of the final two Globe Cups, will be without having forwards Mallory Swanson and Catarina Macario due to knee injuries.
European champions England, meanwhile, will certainly be missing captain Leah Williamson and forward Fran Kirby when Euro 2022 player of the tournament Beth Mead is also unlikely to be match immediately after injuring her ACL final December.