ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov 1, 2021) – Orlando Pride midfielder Chelsee Washington and defender Ally Haran will join Australia’s top Canberra United A-League Women, it was announced today. Washington will join the team on loan until April 3, 2022, with Pride choosing to exercise their 2022 club option through the deal, while Haran has been permanently transferred to the capital-based club.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for Chelsee and Ally to play the minutes they need to continue on their development path. For Chelsee, we are delighted to see how she will apply what she has learned here in Orlando to her experience. in Australia, and vice versa, which she will bring back to our club when she returns, “said general manager Ian Fleming.” Plus, we only wish Ally the best as she continues her career abroad . She has been a great member of our group and deserved the chance to regularly show what she brings to the field.
Selected No. 30 overall in Bowling Green State University’s NWSL College Draft 2020, Washington has made 15 appearances for pride in all competitions since signing a contract ahead of the fall series a year ago . During the 2021 campaign, the 23-year-old has appeared 10 times, with an assist under her belt.
Haran, 25, joined Pride on a one-year contract ahead of the 2021 National Women’s Football League (NWSL) season after playing for the club on a short-term contract the year before. The Wake Forest University product has appeared as a pride member four times in all competitions, including scoring his first professional goal in the second-half stoppage against North Carolina, overcoming a 3-0 deficit to tie Courage 3-3 on the afternoon.