Daphne Corboz will have an opportunity to play for France against Italy Saturday. (Photo by Jeffrey Auger)
TINTON FALLS, N.J. – Sky Blue FC midfielder Daphne Corboz, who is playing on loan with French club FC Fleury 91, has been called into the French women’s national team camp by head coach Corinne Diacre.
The call-up was Corboz’s first into the senior team, replacing the injured Sandie Toletti on the roster while France prepares for a Saturday friendly against Italy.
The 24-year-old Corboz was born to French parents and holds dual-citizenship with the United States and France.
The Greenbrook, N.J. native played in her first National Women’s Soccer League season for Sky Blue FC in 2017. She made 12 starts over 19 appearances, recording one goal and a team-high five assists. Prior to joining Sky Blue FC, Corboz spent two seasons with Manchester City of the FA Women’s Super League.
Corboz attended Watchung Hills High School and flourished within the Players Development Academy, which is a U.S. Soccer Girls’ Development Academy partner of Sky Blue FC. She attended Georgetown University and had one of the most decorated careers in program history. Making 80 starts in 82 appearances, Corboz accumulated 134 points over four years, registering 47 goals and 41 assists. The 47 goals as a Georgetown program record. She was named an NSCAA All-American on three occasions, including a first team selection following her sophomore season.