HARRISON, NJ (Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2023) – Although the 2023 season is her last before she retires, global soccer icon and Gotham FC captain Ali Krieger has been in elite form, and her accolades keep coming. The highly respected defender is a finalist for the 2023 NWSL Defender of the Year award, as a result of her leadership and spectacular play that have helped Gotham FC rise from bottom of the table in 2022 to reaching the 2023 NWSL Playoff semifinals.
Fans can vote HERE for Krieger for NWSL Defender of the Year as well as other 2023 NWSL awards.
Under Krieger’s commanding leadership, Gotham FC has produced the following.
TEAM DEFENSIVE STATS
157 SHOTS ALLOWED
24 GOALS ALLOWED
PERSONAL DEFENSIVE STATS
65.6% DUELS WON
MORE THAN 15,000 MINUTES PLAYED IN THE NWSL
Krieger’s performance on the pitch has been nothing short of iconic, and she continues to delay her retirement with a historic playoff run with Gotham FC. From her incredible goal line save against the Kansas City Current on Oct. 15 to leading her team to its first playoff win, Krieger continues to add to the lore of an already legendary career.
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