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Emily Lima named first female head coach of Brazil WNT

Emily Lima named first female head coach of Brazil WNT

The Equalizer Staff November 2, 2016 1

Emily Lima is the new coach of the Brazil women’s national team, replacing Vadão. The federation made the announcement on Tuesday. Lima, a former player, becomes the first woman to take charge of the

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CBF could end Brazil WNT’s residency program

CBF could end Brazil WNT’s residency program

The Equalizer Staff August 22, 2016 20

The Brazilian federation is reportedly considering ending the funding of a permanent residency program for its women’s national team following a fourth-place finish on home soil at the 2016 Olympics. Brazilian outlet Globo Esporte

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Lauletta: Takeaways from the Rio 2016 Olympics

Lauletta: Takeaways from the Rio 2016 Olympics

Dan Lauletta August 19, 2016 1,205

Germany’s 2-1 victory over Sweden on Friday at the Maracana put an end to the 2016 Olympic tournament and sent global women’s soccer into a 34-month down period before the World Cup in France

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Marta accepting of loss, rooting for Sweden for gold

Marta accepting of loss, rooting for Sweden for gold

The Equalizer Staff August 17, 2016 52

Brazil will be playing on Friday, but not for the medal the team hoped for. Instead, Marta & Co. will take on Canada in the bronze-medal match after the Rio 2016 Olympic host fell

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Sweden into Rio final with shootout win over Brazil

Sweden into Rio final with shootout win over Brazil

The Equalizer Staff August 16, 2016 130

Sweden played Rio 2016 Olympic host Brazil to a 0-0 draw through 120 minutes on Tuesday in the semifinal of the women’s soccer tournament and advanced to the match by winning a penalty-kick shootout

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Brazil through to medal round on PKs over Aussies

Brazil through to medal round on PKs over Aussies

Dan Lauletta August 12, 2016 49

Host Brazil survived a tense, scoreless draw and advanced to the semifinals after a gripping penalty shootout against Australia. The two-time silver medalists will meet Sweden on Tuesday afternoon at the Maracana after the

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Recapping Brazil’s march through Group E

Recapping Brazil’s march through Group E

Alondra Hernandez August 10, 2016 9

Home team Brazil went into their final group match of the 2016 Olympics with very little pressure to win, if any at all, as a draw would have given them a top finish in

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Olympic quarterfinals schedule: Grudge matches galore

Olympic quarterfinals schedule: Grudge matches galore

The Equalizer Staff August 10, 2016 34

Friday’s women’s soccer Olympic quarterfinals are set following the conclusion of group play on Tuesday, and the last eight includes a few scintillating rematches from recent major tournaments. The U.S. won Group G and

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Brazil wins Group E after scoreless draw

Brazil wins Group E after scoreless draw

The Equalizer Staff August 9, 2016 5

Brazil was held to a scoreless draw by a tenacious South Africa side late Tuesday but comfortably won Group E and will face Australia in Friday’s quarterfinal. The Brazilians were eliminated from last summer’s

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Olympic Day 3 Preview: Will Rapinoe play?

Olympic Day 3 Preview: Will Rapinoe play?

Jennifer Gordon August 9, 2016 494

One last round of games remain before four teams pack their bags and depart Brazil empty-handed. Here’s a quick look at today’s games and some of the storylines to follow. Group E In Group

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