Sky Blue’s Corboz Gets First International Call-Up

Sky Blue FC, Corboz, Daphne Corboz
Daphne Corboz. Photo: Photo by Jeffrey Auger

Daphne Corboz is about to get her first taste of international soccer as the Sky Blue FC midfielder has received her first call-up from the France Women’s National Team.

The Greenbrook, N.J.-native received notice from head coach Corinne Diacre and replaces Sandie Toletti, who is injured. France has a match set for Saturday, January 20, against Italy. Corboz is currently playing in France on loan with FC Fleury 91.

Corboz, 24, was born to French parents and holds dual-citizenship with the United States and France. She played in her first National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season for Sky Blue FC in 2017 making 12 starts over 19 appearances and recording one goal and a team-leading five assists. Prior to joining Sky Blue FC, Corboz spent two seasons with Manchester City of the FA Women’s Super League.

As a youth player, 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 played her collegiate ball at Georgetown University where she made 80 starts in 82 appearances, Corboz accumulated 134 points over four years, registering 47 goals and 41 assists. The 47 goals are a Georgetown record.

During her collegiate career, she was named an NSCAA All-American on three occasions, including a First Team nod following her sophomore campaign.