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Support the future of the Haiti WNT


The Haitian women’s national soccer team steps in tonight and Sunday to replace Australia as the opponent for the USWNT’s next two Victory Tour matches. The small CONCACAF has struggled to find consistent financial support, especially since the 2010 earthquake.Volunteer head coach Shek Borkowski has established a charity to help support the team – the […]

Memories of Haiti

Meghan Klingenberg celebrates her first international goal, scored against Haiti in October 2014.

  US Soccer announced yesterday that Haiti will replace Australia as the opponent for the USWNT Victory Tour matches on Thursday, September 17 (Detroit) and Sunday, September 20 (Birmingham). These matches will be the first friendlies between the two CONCACAF countries, as all previous meetings were either Women’s World Cup qualifiers or Olympic qualifiers. Here […]

Happy 30th Birthday, USWNT!


August 18, 2015 It was 30 years ago today that the US women’s national team played their first international match. The team, hastily assembled after the Olympic Festival in Baton Rouge, played four matches in Jesolo, Italy, as part of an invitational tournament. The Americans lost their first game 0-1 to the hosts, but rebounded […]

Eye on Rio: Asia Women’s Olympic Qualifiers


Exactly one year from today, the women’s soccer tournament at the Rio 2016 Olympics kicks off. Then men’s tournament kicks off the following day while the official opening ceremonies take place on August 5th. Twelve teams will participate in the women’s tournament; four have already qualified: Brazil (host), France, Germany and Colombia. A qualifying tournament […]

Eye on Rio: Kickoff One Year From Today


Monday, August 3, 2015 Just one year from today, the 2016 Olympic women’s soccer competition will kick off in Brazil, the first South American country to host the Summer Olympics. The men’s competition will begin the following day. Both tournaments kick off before the official Opening Ceremonies on August 5.     The Olympic women’s […]

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