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Category: FIFA World Cup

The world cup starts in two days and this is how Canada will do

Canada’s 23-player roster was announced May 23, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Canada Soccer.) Clear your schedules. Turn the TVs on. Get the popcorn ready. The eighth FIFA Women’s World Cup starts June 7 and it’s going to be quite the time to be alive. Canada, as usual, is a top contender, coming in with a […]

LUNA Bar closes gender wage gap for USWNT

The U.S. women’s national soccer team is finally going to be paid the same amount as the men’s team. The women will receive over $700 thousand, the difference between the men’s and women’s World Cup bonuses, but the paycheques are not coming from US Soccer. It was a granola bar company that stepped up and […]

FIFA World Cup 2019: A Post-Draw Analysis

Elin Rubensson (left, Sweden) and Megan Rapinoe (right, USA) at the 2015 World Cup. Photo courtesy of FIFA. The World Cup took a big step forward to its arrival with the teams being drawn into their respective groups on Saturday. The 24 teams were drawn into six groups of four, which, as always, leads to […]

Spain wins the FIFA U-17 World Cup

Spain are the 2018 FIFA U-17 World Cup champions. Photo courtesy of FIFA.   After finishing with silver in 2014, and bronze in 2016, Spain collected an elusive gold medal in Uruguay on Saturday. A pair of goals in their exciting 2-1 win over Mexico clinched the golden ball award for Claudia Pina. Pina finished […]

Two spots left for the FIFA Women’s World Cup

South Africa national women’s soccer team. This will be their first time in the Women’s World Cup.   The two remaining spots in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be decided this week. On Tuesday, both Nigeria and South Africa had semi-final wins at the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations. This placed them […]

Canada announces roster for U-17 World Cup

Photo courtesy of Canada Soccer. Canada Soccer announced the 2018 women’s U-17 roster for the FIFA World Cup in Uruguay. The prestigious tournament will run from Nov. 13 to Dec. 1. Four of the 21 athletes named to the roster have already been called up to the Women’s National Team, including Jordyn Huitema, Jayde Riviere, […]