CARY, NC (February 11, 2022) – The North Carolina Courage are excited to announce that Debinha and Kerolin Nicoli have been called up to represent the Brazilian Women’s National Team for the Tournoi de France, in which the squad will play three matches from Feb. 16-22 against the Netherlands, France, and Finland.
Debinha has represented the senior national team since 2011, collecting 4,929 minutes and scoring 45 goals for her country. The midfielder has competed in one World Cup, two Olympic Games, and one SheBelieves Cup, while contending for status as one of the best midfielders in the game for both club and country. In February of 2021, she recorded her 100th cap for the senior national team, and most recently played in a series of friendlies against Australia and Argentina.
Likewise dominant for the Brazilian national team, Kerolin Nicoli has represented Brazil on the international stage on several occasions, competing in the 2016 South American U17 Women’s Championship, the 2016 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup, and the 2018 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup. She was first called into the senior national team in September of 2018 for a series of international friendlies, most recently appearing in seven matches over the course of 2021 and scoring five goals.