Monday, Dec 05, 2022

women football


China stun Japan in AFC Women's Asian Cup semifinals, face Korea in final

February 04, 2022 9:38 am

Japan led twice in the match, first in the normal time and second in the extra time but China had answers each time to take the match to the penalty shootout at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex.

Clinical Korea beat Philippines 2-0, enter maiden final of AFC Women's Asian Cup

February 03, 2022 4:43 pm

Cho So-hyun and Son Hwa-yeon scored first half goals for Korea to end the brilliant run of the Philippines who were making their first semifinal appearance at the continental showpiece at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex.

Need to be mentally strong during Brazil tour, says defender Sweety Devi

November 11, 2021 8:52 pm

The Indian team has already played in five different countries in 2021 -- Turkey, Uzbekistan, UAE, Bahrain, and Sweden.

After win against UAE, Indian women's football team faces 75th ranked Tunisia

October 03, 2021 6:58 pm

The win against 100th ranked UAE was India's first of the year. The Blue Tigress have been winless in the five previous matches this year, though all of them were against higher ranked European sides.

AFC delegates inspect venues for Women's Asian Cup in India

September 23, 2021 5:17 pm

Upon inspection, the delegates from the governing body of football in Asia were satisfied with the progress of all facilities in the lead up to the continent's flagship women's tournament.

Carli Lloyd scores 5 goals, US women rout Paraguay 9-0

September 17, 2021 11:03 am

Lloyd hit a career high for goals in the U.S. national team's 9-0 rout of Paraguay. The 39-year-old forward has just three more games with the team before she walks away from the game

Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe vow to push forward after legal setback for equal pay

May 05, 2020 9:28 am

Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe said they were shocked after their team’s claims for equal pay were dismissed by a court.

Different score displayed during Brazil women’s football final to protest pay gap

November 17, 2019 12:17 pm

When Corinthians took the lead five minutes into the first half, the official scoreboard flashed Corinthians 0.8 - 0 São Paulo instead of 1-0, highlighting that women in Brazil earn 20% less than men for the same work.

U.S. women's team granted class action status in equal-pay lawsuit

November 09, 2019 10:46 am

The members of the U.S. women's national football team sued the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) in March over allegations of gender discrimination.

Chelsea's Hayes slams rules treating keepers like 'guinea pigs' at World Cup

June 22, 2019 4:41 pm

The law adds that if a goalkeeper commits an offence, the kick must be retaken and the keeper cautioned but the IFAB relaxed its rules on bookings during shootouts following a request from global governing body FIFA.