Celeste heroines thrill the next generation

Players from Uruguay visited children who will be performing at closing ceremony Students at Escuela 355 learned about the players’ experience at Uruguay 2018 The Celeste players signed autographs for their young fans “Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.” The words of former basketball coach, John Wooden, sprung to mind […]

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Varane: Les Bleues can do what we did

Raphael Varane won the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ with France The central defender hopes the country’s women’s team can emulate their success “They’ve got what it takes to do well” Since winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Didier Deschamps and his squad have been keen to stress that it is not just the […]

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Cameroon secure their berth for France 2019

Cameroon qualify for second straight FIFA Women’s World Cup Friday’s 4-2 win over Mali secured their ticket to France 2019 Les Lionnes join Nigeria and South Africa in claiming Africa’s three qualification places Cameroon claimed Africa’s third and final qualification place for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ after earning a 4-2 victory over […]

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France 2019 stadiums undergo further assessment

This autumn has seen a Local Organising Committee (COL) and FIFA working group engage in a third tour of the various FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ venues, with every stadium undergoing the same inspection. We reveal what these inspections consist of and the areas they address. A number of stadium visits are scheduled in […]

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New venue confirmed for Copa Libertadores decider

CONMEBOL announced on Thursday that the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Boca Juniors will be played on Sunday 9 December at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. The first leg at Boca’s La Bombonera ended 2-2, while last weekend’s return fixture was postponed following disturbances outside the Monumental stadium. […]

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Spain or Mexico: what sets each team apart?

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2018 (FIFA.com) 29 Nov 2018 © Getty Images The trophy is freshly polished and the Estadio Charrua is ready for the final showdown. Sixteen teams travelled to the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, and now just two remain. Spain and Mexico will battle it out for the title on Saturday […]

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