Six Houston Dash players return from international duty for Sunday’s playoff game at PNC Stadium 


Six Houston Dash players return to Houston this week after representing their national teams around the globe earlier this month.  

Forward Michelle Alozie earned the start and logged a 90-minute shift against Japan on Thursday, Oct. 6. Nigeria fell 2-0 to the host country at Noevir Stadium in Kobe, Japan.  

Later that day, Canada faced off against Argentina in Spain. Nichelle Prince and Allysha Chapman earned the start while Sophie Schmidt was available off the bench. Canada came away with the 2-0 win over Argentina. 

In front of over 76,000 fans, Ebony Salmon and England hosted the United States at the historic Wembley Stadium in England. Ebony was available off the bench in the 2-1 victory last Friday. 

On Monday, Oct. 10, Canada squared off against Morocco. Both Prince and Schmidt came off the bench at the start of the second half. Schmidt tallied an assist in the 4-0 victory. 

Later that afternoon, María Sánchez and Mexico hosted Chile. The forward earned the start in the 1-1 draw. Sánchez played 45 minutes. 

International play for our Dash players wrapped up on Tuesday, Oct. 11, with England hosting the Czech Republic. Forward Ebony Salmon came on in the 63rd minute and the Lionesses settled for a 0-0 draw. 

All Houston Dash internationals return for the Club’s first ever playoff appearance on Sunday, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. CDT. The Dash will host Kansas City Current and the match will be streamed on Paramount+ and on Twitch for international viewers. Tickets start at $7 and are available here.