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USWNT rolls past Costa Rica in final Rio tune-up

USWNT rolls past Costa Rica in final Rio tune-up

The Equalizer Staff July 22, 2016 422

Everything played out as expected on Friday night in the United States women’s national team’s final official exhibition match before the Rio 2016 Olympics. Crystal Dunn, Mallory Pugh, Carli Lloyd and Christen Press all

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Cruz, Rodriguez sound off on Costa Rica federation

Cruz, Rodriguez sound off on Costa Rica federation

Harjeet Johal February 24, 2016 114

HOUSTON, TEXAS – The Rio Olympic Qualifying tournament has wrapped up and we now know that the United States and Canada will be representing CONCACAF during the Rio Olympics tournament in August. The draw to determine

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Canadians were always confident in Rio qualification

Canadians were always confident in Rio qualification

Harjeet Johal February 19, 2016 0

HOUSTON, Texas — Canada knocked off Costa Rica, 3-1 in a showdown at BBVA Compass Stadium to earn a trip to the Rio Olympics in August. Both teams played a hard-fought match and a

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Does Olympic Qualifying format need changing?

Does Olympic Qualifying format need changing?

Harjeet Johal February 19, 2016 11

HOUSTON, Texas — Women’s Olympic Qualifying action is about to get a lot more competitive with both semifinal matches kicking off at BBVA Compass Stadium on Friday. The U.S. women are heavy favorites against

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Costa Rica to semis; Mexico misses for first time

Costa Rica to semis; Mexico misses for first time

Jeff Kassouf February 15, 2016 58

WATCH: Raquel Rodriguez earns PK, finishes for 2nd goal of game to put Costa Rica up 2-0 v. Mexico https://t.co/nLEZW3tyAg — NBC Sports Soccer (@NBCSportsSoccer) February 16, 2016 Raquel Rodriguez scored twice on Monday

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Pair of hat tricks leads Costa Rica past Puerto Rico

Pair of hat tricks leads Costa Rica past Puerto Rico

The Equalizer Staff February 13, 2016 26

Raquel Rodriguez and Karla Villalobos each scored hat tricks as Costa Rica destroyed Puerto Rico, 9-0 on Saturday in CONCACAF Women’s Olympic qualifying. The victory is Costa Rica’s first of the tournament after losing

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USWNT can clinch semifinal with win over Mexico

USWNT can clinch semifinal with win over Mexico

Jeff Kassouf February 13, 2016 64

U.S. women’s national team coach Jill Ellis called Wednesday’s 5-0 victory over Costa Rica the “perfect start” to CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying. Any argument against that would be stopped short quicker than Alex Morgan can

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USWNT rolls past Costa Rica in Rio qualifying opener

USWNT rolls past Costa Rica in Rio qualifying opener

The Equalizer Staff February 10, 2016 397

Alex Morgan scored early, Christen Press scored late and the United States women’s national team opened 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying with a 5-0 victory over Costa Rica on Wednesday in Frisco, Texas. Morgan

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CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying kicks off

CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying kicks off

The Equalizer Staff February 10, 2016 0

It’s Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, which means that CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying is finally here. Puerto Rico and Mexico kick off the tournament in Frisco, Texas at 6 p.m., ET, followed by the United

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CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying rosters announced

CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying rosters announced

The Equalizer Staff February 8, 2016 11

The 20-player rosters have been announced for all eight teams in 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament. It was already known that U.S. coach Jill Ellis made some tough decisions which include bringing some

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