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Korea Expose USA For Falcons

Nigeria’s female national team, Super Falcons may have received renewed hope for an enchanting displays against Team USA at this year’s FFIA Women’s World Cup in Canada, after the Americans failed to score in a build-up friendly against South Korea. On an evening when Coach Edwin Okon’s lasses rained nine goals in a correlative friendly against a Canadian club, their …

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Falcons Trash WoodBridge In Friendly

Super Falcons upped their good form ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada with 9-0 win against Woodbridge FC at the Woodbridge Soccer Centre in Toronto, Canada. The match the second friendly by the team in the ongoing tour played under a very chilly Saturday saw the reigning African champions dominate play from start to finish. Though the …

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England Enjoy Sensational Niagara Falls

England Women were treated to a visit to one of the world’s most famous landmarks as they enjoyed a rare day off from their World Cup preparations. Mark Sampson’s squad is in Canada getting ready for their first Group F match, against France on Tuesday 9 June. They played their final warm-up match, against the host nation in Hamilton, on …

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USA Held By Korea Republic

The United States were held to a goalless draw in their final warm-up match against Korea Republic, just over a week before they open their FIFA Women’s World Cup campaign in Canada. The Americans, ranked at number two in the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking, dominated play but lacked finishing in front of goal as they struggled without star striker Alex …

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Sweden Down Orange Lionesses

The Netherlands women lost 2-1 to Sweden in final pre-World Cup World Cup warm-up in Toronto. Manon Melis put the Dutch in the lead in the first period, but the Scandinavians, currently number five in the world ranking, came back in the second half to seal victory. With heavy rain pouring down and threatening thunderstorms, conditions were far from perfect …

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Wambach Warns Team Mates

Abby Wambach issued a stern warning to her United States teammates that they risk an embarrassing early exit in the Women’s World Cup if they enter the tournament with a sense of “fear.” Wambach, USA’s all-time leading international goal scorer with 182, spoke out after the team’s 0-0 tie against South Korea in its final warm-up game before heading to …

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Matildas Primed For World Cup Assault

Sam Kerr, the 21-year-old super striker for the Westfield Matildas, might possess searing pace, ooze confidence and show maturity beyond her years but getting a good night’s sleep is another matter entirely. While she is sure to be a major weapon for the Westfield Matildas at next month’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, she revealed how much her sleep patterns are …

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Sampson: England Ready Against France

Mark Sampson said England Women’s match against Canada has left his side in a better place ahead of their World Cup opener against France. The Lionesses were undone by Sophie Schmidt’s first-half strike, but England’s head coach was more pleased that 16 players got some valuable game time in their final warm-up match, with the opening Group F game just …

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