Already winners in 2018, USA once again won the Sud Ladies Cup 2022, finishing ahead of France. Mexico and the Netherlands finished third and fourth respectively. Let's take a look at the best XI of the tournament.
Mia Justus (USA) : The Florida State goalkeeper showed confidence in her interventions but also in her footwork with which she often helped her team to get the ball out cleanly from the back.
Alice Sombath (France) : The recent Champions League winner punctuates her season with a nomination in the Sud Ladies Cup best XI. Sometimes used on the right, sometimes in the centre, the promising Olympique Lyonnais defender has held her ground by showing a certain sense of anticipation.
Marit Auee (Netherlands) : FC Twente, recent winners of the Dutch League, have recruited the 20-year-old defender in recent days and given her performances at the Sud Ladies Cup, it is easy to understand why. Auee shone thanks to her tactical sense but also her ability to break down lines, whether it be with the ball or with her passes.
Anaelle Tchakounte (France) : With her teammate Alice Sombath, she is the only one to have started all of France's games, a sign of the trust placed in her by her coach Sonia Haziraj. The Paris FC defender has distinguished herself with numerous authoritative defensive interventions.
Ayo Oke (USA) : The California Golden Bears Athletics player did not spare any effort on the right and was often available offensively, while also carrying out her defensive duties.
Alexxandra Ramirez (Mexico) : The Santos Laguna left back has been a standout performer in the Sud Ladies Cup. The 20-year-old Mexican is the player with the most interceptions in the competition.
Laurina Fazer (France) : The Paris Saint-Germain midfielder is only 18 years old. The captain of the French team has dominated the competition: technically very comfortable, with stamina, she has brilliantly guided the game of Les Bleuettes. She was named best player of the Sud Ladies Cup, a few weeks after being named best young player of the French League for the 2021-2022 season.
Jana Gutierrez (Mexico) : Despite her young age, the Tigres' prospect has shown herself to be very comfortable in the midfield of the Mexican national team. It is no coincidence that the 18-year-old midfielder has played in all three of Mexico's games. She is clearly the talisman of this team.
Ella Peddemors (Netherlands) : Announced as one of the great Dutch talents for the coming years, the most recent Dutch champion with FC Twente lived up to expectations. Her activity in the Oranje midfield, both offensively and defensively, has done her team a world of good.
Trinity Byars (USA) : The University of Texas striker was clinically effective during the Sud Ladies Cup 2022. She finished as the tournament's top scorer and made a major contribution to the Team USA's victory.
Jaedyn Shaw (USA) : One of the youngest players at the Sud Ladies Cup 2022, Jaedyn Shaw earned her place in the top eleven by scoring two goals during the competition, including a sreamer against the Netherlands. At just 17 years of age, the young American has a bright future ahead of her.