(East Los Angeles, CA)[From The Editor’s Desk]: The Angel City Football Club remains quite busy in its front-office planning for the 2024 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season. Here is their latest contract re-signing of local player, Lily Nabet, a solid midfielder and a graduate of Duke University. Give a good read to the recent Club press announcement with more details on the re-signing. And, be sure to take a good look at Nabet’s photo gallery which you can find below in the story.
ANGEL CITY FOOTBALL CLUB RE-SIGNS MIDFIELDER LILY NABET TO NEW CONTRACT AHEAD OF 2024 SEASON
LOS ANGELES (January 8, 2024) – Angel City Football Club (ACFC) announced today that midfielder Lily Nabet has re-signed with the club through 2025. The Los Angeles native was selected as the 36th overall pick in the 2022 NWSL Draft ahead of ACFC’s inaugural season.
“I am super excited to be with Angel City for another two years. This club is nothing short of amazing and I am so happy that I get to continue to represent my hometown,” said Nabet. “I feel incredibly grateful to continue growing as a player and person with this amazing group. I’m ready to compete for a championship for this city.”
“Lily is part of Angel City history as one of our first-ever draft picks and we are so happy she is staying with us for the next two years,” said ACFC General Manager Angela Hucles Mangano. “Her growth over our first two seasons is a testament to how hard she works every day at training and how dedicated she is to helping this team win. We look forward to seeing another one of our hometown players thrive on and off the field.”
Since joining ACFC, Nabet has appeared in 21 matches in all competitions for the club after her debut on June 3, 2022, against the Portland Thorns FC. Earning a total of 419 minutes on the pitch in 2023, Nabet completed 127 successful passes in the midfield, earning a 77% success rate while also compiling six interceptions.
Nabet played collegiate soccer at Duke University, where she finished her career with 55 starts in 86 matches, ultimately logging 5,111 minutes. She opted to use an additional year of eligibility granted by the NCAA due to the COVID-19 pandemic and was named to the 2021 ACC Honor Roll.