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Nigeria returns to World Cup; Cameroon qualifies for first time

Nigeria returns to World Cup; Cameroon qualifies for first time

Jeff Kassouf October 22, 2014 4

Nigeria is headed to a seventh World Cup and Cameroon qualified for its first-ever World Cup on Wednesday with semifinal victories in the African Women’s Championship. Nigeria is the only African team and one

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Mexico tops Jamaica, sets up semifinal with USWNT

Mexico tops Jamaica, sets up semifinal with USWNT

The Equalizer Staff October 21, 2014 9

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mexico defeated Jamaica, 3-1 on Tuesday at RFK Stadium to advance out of Group B and to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship, where Mexico will meet the United States

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Costa Rica thumps Martinique for perfect group record

Costa Rica thumps Martinique for perfect group record

The Equalizer Staff October 21, 2014 10

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Costa Rica ended group play at the CONCACAF Women’s Championship with a perfect record after beating Martinique, 6-1 at a rain-soaked RFK Stadium on Tuesday. Costa Rica finishes the group stage

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Flash send Salem, Reynolds to Spirit for Angeli, No. 6 pick

Flash send Salem, Reynolds to Spirit for Angeli, No. 6 pick

The Equalizer Staff October 21, 2014 34

The Washington Spirit have acquired Katherine Reynolds and Angels Salem from the Western New York Flash in exchange for Jordan Angeli and their 1st round pick in the 2015 NWSL Draft.  By acquiring the

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Trinidad & Tobago qualify for CONCACAF semifinals

Trinidad & Tobago qualify for CONCACAF semifinals

The Equalizer Staff October 20, 2014 18

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Trinidad & Tobago qualified for the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship after beating Guatemala, 2-1 on Monday at RFK Stadium. The United States’ 6-0 win over Haiti later in the night

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2015 Algarve Cup field set: Brazil, France join

2015 Algarve Cup field set: Brazil, France join

Jeff Kassouf October 20, 2014 31

The Algarve Cup field appears to be set for 2015, with Switzerland joining the fray and France officially getting its wish to move up to the elite tournament. It will take place from March

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Canada, Japan announce rosters for friendlies

Canada, Japan announce rosters for friendlies

The Equalizer Staff October 20, 2014 11

Canada head coach John Herdman announced his 20-player roster for upcoming home friendlies against world champion Japan, and it features once again the inclusion of youngsters Jessie Fleming, Sura Yekka and Kadeisha Buchanan. Japan

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Morgan out 4-6 weeks with sprained left ankle

Morgan out 4-6 weeks with sprained left ankle

Jeff Kassouf October 18, 2014 127

Alex Morgan is out 4-6 weeks with a sprained left ankle, U.S. Soccer confirmed Saturday. She will miss the remainder of World Cup qualifying. Morgan went down injured in the 37th minute of the

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Mexico drubs Martinique 10-0 ahead of Jamaica clash

Mexico drubs Martinique 10-0 ahead of Jamaica clash

The Equalizer Staff October 18, 2014 13

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — Mexico scored early and often on Saturday, thumping Martinique 10-0 to earn a potential tiebreaker advantage over Jamaica heading into the final day of group play at the CONCACAF Women’s Championship.

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Costa Rica beats Jamaica, advances to semifinals

Costa Rica beats Jamaica, advances to semifinals

The Equalizer Staff October 18, 2014 10

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — Costa Rica became the first country to book a ticket in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship with a 2-1 victory over Jamaica on Saturday. Raquel Rodriguez and captain Shirley

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