Signing news: Koulizakis and James join Canberra United

Striker Demi Koulizakis and goalkeeper Sally James have been confirmed as new signings for Canberra United for the Westfield W-League 2020/21 Season. 

Koulizakis returns to the Westfield W-League after spending the last four years in the US with Texas Tech.

She previously played in the Westfield W-League with the Western Sydney Wanderers in the 2014/15 and 2015/16 seasons, where she made 13 appearances and scored one goal.

James returns to United after spending last season with the club on a scholarship.

The 18-year-old goalkeeper, who spent 2020 with the Future Matildas program and the Illawarra Stingrays in the NSW NPLW, said she is ready to take on the next stage of her young career.

"Canberra is home so I am excited to back with United this season," James said.

"Last season was a great experience and I was extremely grateful to be provided with the opportunity to be a part of a Westfield W-League environment.

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"I just want to put 100% into every training session and to do my best for the team and the club. I am honestly grateful to be back."

Koulizakis, 22, added: "I am excited to get started with a great bunch of girls and Vicki [coach Vicki Linton].

"I have heard a lot of great things about Canberra United and its professional environment. I am excited to get back in the Westfield W-League after four years in the US."

Canberra United Squad for 2020/21 Westfield W-League season

Grace Maher, Laura Hughes, Rachael Goldstein, Lauren Keir, Hayley Taylor-Young, Nicki Flannery, Bianca Galic, Clare Hunt, Jessika Nash, Ashlie Crofts, Isabella Foletta, Demi Koulizakis and Sally James