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Sky Blue FC defender Caprice Dydasco tears ACL in training

June 15, 2020 GMT

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,” Dydasco said. “It is devastating to go through this again, but I know everything happens for a reason. I will be back stronger.”

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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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