Glasgow City striker Abbi Grant handed senior call-up as skipper Rachel Corsie returns

12/02/18 3:50pm

Scotland have won their first two World Cup qualifiers under Shelley Kerr

Uncapped Glasgow City striker Abbi Grant has been handed her first senior international call-up by Scotland Women`s boss Shelley Kerr.

The 22-year-old has been in good form for her club and has been rewarded with a place in Scotland`s squad for two matches against New Zealand in La Manga next month.

Grant is joined in the squad by captain Rachel Corsie who is back from injury. Hibernian Ladies midfielder Lucy Graham also returns to the setup.

The New Zealand double-header will act as preparation for Scotland as they aim to reach their first World Cup, having won their opening two fixtures.

Their next competitive game is on April 5 away against Switzerland before a home clash with Poland five days later.

Scotland squad in full:

Lee Alexander, Jenna Fife, Shannon Lynn; Chloe Arthur, Jennifer Beattie, Rachel Corsie, Frankie Brown, Sophie Howard, Rachel McLauchlan, Emma Mitchell, Kirsty Smith; Leanne Crichton, Erin Cuthbert, Hayley Lauder, Joanne Love, Caroline Weir, Lucy Graham; Fiona Brown, Abbi Grant, Claire Emslie, Lisa Evans, Christie Murray, Jane Ross.

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