Naperville natives Ahmadian and Bebar and Buffalo Grove’s Van Zanten headed to California camp

CHICAGO (Oct. 18, 2017) – Three Eclipse Select Soccer Club players are headed to a U.S. U-17 Women’s National Team camp starting this Saturday in Chula Vista, Calif.
Midfielder Hannah Bebar (Naperville, Ill.) and forwards Ainsley Ahmadian (Naperville, Ill.) y Kalyssa “Kiki” Van Zanten (Buffalo Grove, Ill.) have been called into the camp, which runs through Saturday, Oct. 28.
The U-17 age group, led by head coach Mark Carr, will train concurrently with a U.S. U-18 WNT group. The U-17s are attempting to qualify for the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Uruguay.
Bebar and Ahamadian competed in the August camp in which the USA defeated England in a pair of matches in Portland, Ore. Bebar started in both games while Ahamadian started and tallied a goal during the USA’s 6-1 victory on Aug. 23.
In mid-July, Van Zanten and Ahmadian represented the U.S. in the U-16 CFA International Women’s Youth Football Tournament in Weifang, China. Ahmadian scored a goal in a wild 5-4 loss to the tournament winner China on July 16. The USA finished runner-up ahead of third-place Japan and fourth-place Canada.