Sky Blue FC defender Caprice Dydasco tears ACL in training

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) - Sky Blue FC defender Caprice Dydasco will miss the NWSL Challenge Cup after tearing the ACL in her right knee during a team training session.

The team said Monday that Dydasco was hurt during a drill in a small group training last week. She is scheduled to have surgery Wednesday at the Hospital of Special Surgery in New York City.

"I am heartbroken to announce that I tore my ACL in training last week and will miss the Challenge Cup,'ť Dydasco said. 'œIt is devastating to go through this again, but I know everything happens for a reason. I will be back stronger.'ť

The 26-year-old joined Sky Blue in a trade with the Washington Spirit in 2019. She started 23 games last season.


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