A day after being selected for the Women’s World Cup, 16-year-old Swiss midfielder Iman Beney suffered a serious knee injury during training on Tuesday and will miss the tournament, the Swiss soccer federation said.

Beney became the latest high-profile player to tear her ACL, an injury that has already sidelined several women’s soccer stars.

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Iman Beney of Switzerland during the UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship 2023 semi-final match between France and Switzerland at Kadriorg Stadium on May 23, 2023 in Tallinn, Estonia. (Sam Barnes – Sportsfile/UEFA via Getty Images)

The Swiss federation said he was injured in a tackle during the last training session before Wednesday’s warm-up match against Morocco, another team in the July 20-August 1 game. 20 hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

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Imam Beney in action

Iman Beney of Switzerland in action against Taeryne Job of France during the UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship 2023 semi-final match between France and Switzerland at Kadriorg Stadium on May 23, 2023 in Tallinn, Estonia. (Sam Barnes – Sportsfile/UEFA via Getty Images)

Beney, a midfielder for Swiss club Young Boys, impressed on Friday in his international debut in a 3-3 draw against Zambia, which is also going to the World Cup.

Switzerland coach Inka Grings has called up Bayer Leverkusen forward Amira Arfaoui, 23, to replace Beney, the federation said.

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Iman Beney of Switzerland during the UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship 2023 semi-final match between France and Switzerland at Kadriorg Stadium on May 23, 2023 in Tallinn, Estonia. (Sam Barnes – Sportsfile/UEFA via Getty Images)

Switzerland is in Group A of the World Cup along with the Philippines, Norway and New Zealand.