The City Beautiful is painted purple as another platoon of purple knights are destined to arrive in 2016.
The Orlando Pride will kick off their inaugural season in the National Women’s Soccer League, and they’re headlined by some of the biggest names in the women’s game.
The 2016 NWSL schedule has still not been released, but typically the league usually runs from March to October.
Below is the current Orlando Pride roster (16) for the 2016 season.
Head coach: Tom Sermanni
Assistant coach: Khano Smith, Marcos Mechado
GOALKEEPERS (2): Ashlyn Harris, Aubrey Bledsoe
DEFENDERS (7): Camille Levin, Taryn Hemmings, Toni Pressley, Maddy Evans, Monica Alves, Stephanie Catley, Kristen Edmonds
MIDFIELDERS (2): Kaylyn Kyle, Rebecca Edwards
FORWARDS (5): Alex Morgan, Sarah Hagen, Jamia Fields, Lianne Sanderson, Jasmyne Spencer