Today At The World Cup: Day 5 – USA on Rampage

Round One of the Group stages is over and it ended with a bang in every sense of it (thanks to Alex Morgan and the USA) Before we dive into the deets, I’ll just say that this year’s edition has been pretty amazing because it’s been so unpredictable. From Australia’s loss to Italy and Argentina’s draw versus Japan, I bet...

Today At The World Cup: Day 3 – An Italian Job

The third day of the FIFA women’s World Cup brought with it the first real upset of the tournament as Italy snatched all three points at the death against pre-tournament favourites Australia. Although Australia were expected to put on a strong show in the group and the tournament as a whole, they got off to the worst possible start as...

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Meet The Group C Teams

Group C will come alive on day 3 of the FIFA Women's World Cup, with their first set of games. Powerhouses Brazil and Australia will face stiff competition from Italy and Jamaica. Who will come up tops?   AUSTRALIA The Matildas have built steadily built their name in World football. From just making up the numbers at the World Cups from 1995...

Today At The World Cup: Day 2 – Germany, Spain and Norway Make Progress

Day two of the FIFA Women's World cup saw a lot of ups and downs especially for African teams. The first goal for an African team was scored but ultimately the continent suffered two defeats in two games as well. Germany, Spain and Norway made their intentions clear on this match day.   Germany vs China opened proceedings with a keenly...

Today At The World Cup: Day 1 – France Show Lethal Touch

The 8th Edition of the FIFA World Cup in France kicked off amidst expected fanfare in a packed Parc de Princes stadium. The fans in the stadium and the global audience were entertained by French singer, Jain, the French military and a dance and crafts display with all 24 teams represented. To the opening match itself. France opened their World Cup...

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Meet The Group B Teams

We continue our preview of the FIFA Women's World Cup with a look at the group B teams featuring powerhouses such as Germany and China, as well as Spain and South Africa. GERMANY Germany last won the World Cup in 2007. Since then, they failed to get past the Quarter final on home soil in 2011 and lost in the semi-final...

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Meet The Group A Teams

As part of the preview of the FIFA Women's World Cup which begins in six days, we are looking at each team featuring at the mundial, group by group. To kick things off, here is Group A FRANCE The French haven’t always been counted amongst the elite group in women’s soccer. They only made a World Cup debut five years after...

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Formiga – Seventh Heaven

  One major reason the World Cup is so special is the fact that it only comes along once every four years. A lot of things can happen in four years. A player's stock can rise and fall. Loss of form, lack of playing time, injuries or simply age catching up with the player. So when a player is able...

FIFA Women’s World Cup: The Top 8 Jerseys At The World Cup

  Jerseys are undoubtedly a huge part of football fan culture, and watching your team while they play in resplendent kits is a real joy for any lover of the game. Fans of these countries at the 2019 Women's World Cup are in for a treat.   AUSTRALIA The Matildas will be draped in a Nike kit that screams nostalgia. The kit was...

FIFA Women’s World Cup: The Best Number 9’s At The World Cup

Football can be a very emotional sport. When you play or indeed watch the sport, the memories of these emotions can last a lifetime. We remember the last-ditch tackle, clearance or save that rescued the game, the eye-catching dribble, but most of all the goal. Boy, do we love goals. No other emotion can rival seeing the ball in the...