Both France and England went unbeaten in their UEFA Women's World Cup qualifying groups. France is currently ranked third in the world and England is sixth.
After their almost month-long training, Ellis named a 24-woman squad. Three regulars were left out of the squad, injured midfielder Megan Rapinoe (knee), Christine Rampone (back) and a suspended Hope Solo.
However, included in the squad for the her first call-up is the lone member not in the January camp, midfielder Tori Huster (Washington Spirit) and Shannon Boxx who has played for the USA in almost a year.
All three countries have named their squads for the upcoming friendlies;
Goalkeepers: Nicole Barnhart (FC Kansas City), Ashlyn Harris (Washington Spirit), Alyssa Naeher (Boston Breakers)
Defenders: Lori Chalupny (Chicago Red Stars), Crystal Dunn (Washington Spirit), Whitney Engen (Western NY Flash), Julie Johnston (Chicago Red Stars), Meghan Klingenberg (Houston Dash), Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), Kelley O’Hara (Sky Blue FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City), Rachel Van Hollebeke (Portland Thorns FC)
Midfielders: Shannon Boxx (Chicago Red Stars), Morgan Brian (Houston Dash), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC), Lauren Holiday (FC Kansas City), Tori Huster (Washington Spirit), Carli Lloyd (Houston Dash), Heather O’Reilly (FC Kansas City)
Forwards: Sydney Leroux (Seattle Reign FC), Alex Morgan (Portland Thorns FC), Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars), Amy Rodriguez (FC Kansas City), Abby Wambach (Western NY Flash)
Goalkeepers: Sarah Bouhaddi (Lyon), Céline Deville (Juvisy), Meline Gerard (A.S. Saint-Etienne)
Defenders: Laure Boulleau (PSG), Anaïg Butel (Juvisy), Sabrina Delannoy (PSG), Laura Georges (PSG), Jessica Houara (PSG), Amel Majri (Lyon), Gridege Mbock Mbathy Nka (E.A. Guingamp), Wendie Renard (Lyon)
Midfielders: Camille Abily (Lyon), Elise Bussaglia (Lyon), Kenza Dali (PSG), Kheira Hamraoui (PSG), Amandine Henry (Lyon), Louisa Necib (Lyon)
Forwards: Marie-Laure Delie (PSG), Kadidiatou Diani (Juvisy), Claire Lavogez (Montpellier H.S.C), Eugénie Le Sommer (Lyon), Gaëtane Thiney (Juvisy)
Goalkeepers: Karen Bardsley (Manchester City), Siobhan Chamberlain (Arsenal), Carly Telford (Notts County)
Defenders: Anita Asante (Malmo), Laura Bassett (Notts County), Gemma Bonner (Liverpool), Alex Greenwood (Notts County), Steph Houghton (Manchester City), Alex Scott (Arsenal), Casey Stoney (Arsenal), Demi Stokes (Manchester City)
Midfielders: Karen Carney (Birmingham City), Katie Chapman (Chelsea), Fran Kirby (Reading), Jade Moore (Birmingham City), Jordan Nobbs (Arsenal), Jo Potter (Birmingham City), Jill Scott (Manchester City), Fara Williams (Liverpool)
Forwards: Eniola Aluko (Chelsea), Jess Clarke (Notts County), Lianne Sanderson (Arsenal), Jodie Taylor (Portland Thorns).