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2015 Algarve Cup field set: Brazil, France join

2015 Algarve Cup field set: Brazil, France join

Jeff Kassouf October 20, 2014 31

The Algarve Cup field appears to be set for 2015, with Switzerland joining the fray and France officially getting its wish to move up to the elite tournament. It will take place from March

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Canada, Japan announce rosters for friendlies

Canada, Japan announce rosters for friendlies

The Equalizer Staff October 20, 2014 12

Canada head coach John Herdman announced his 20-player roster for upcoming home friendlies against world champion Japan, and it features once again the inclusion of youngsters Jessie Fleming, Sura Yekka and Kadeisha Buchanan. Japan

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Germany, France pull closer in latest FIFA rankings

Germany, France pull closer in latest FIFA rankings

The Equalizer Staff September 19, 2014 57

The United States women retained their No. 1 world ranking in the lastest FIFA rankings released on Friday, keeping hold of the position they’ve maintained since March 2008. The top six teams remained unchanged:

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Japan top Australia to win Asian Cup; Costa Rica, Guatemala advance in World Cup qualifying

Japan top Australia to win Asian Cup; Costa Rica, Guatemala advance in World Cup qualifying

The Equalizer Staff May 25, 2014 6

Japan defeated Australia 1-0 on Sunday in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, to win the 2014 AFC Women’s Asian Cup title. Azusa Iwashimizu scored the game’s only goal off a corner kick in the 28th

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Australia, ’11 champs Japan qualify for World Cup

Australia, ’11 champs Japan qualify for World Cup

Jeff Kassouf May 18, 2014 16

Australia and defending champions Japan have qualified for the 2015 Women’s World Cup with victories on Sunday at the Asian Cup. Australia defeated valiant hosts Vietnam 2-0, while Japan thrashed Jordan 7-0 to book

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USWNT narrowly stays No. 1 for sixth straight year

USWNT narrowly stays No. 1 for sixth straight year

The Equalizer Staff March 28, 2014 124

The United States women’s national team remains No. 1 in the world according to the latest FIFA world rankings released on Friday, a position the Americans have held for six years running. Germany has

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Germany dominates Japan to win Algarve Cup

Germany dominates Japan to win Algarve Cup

Jeff Kassouf March 12, 2014 29

Germany made a statement on Wednesday, defeating Japan 3-0 in the Algarve Cup final to firmly plant their stake as 2015 World Cup favorites. After a scoreless first half, the European champions needed less

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2014 Algarve, Cyprus Cup placement matches set

The Equalizer Staff March 10, 2014 4

Germany and Japan, the No. 2 and No. 3 teams in the world, respectively, will play for the 2014 Algarve Cup title on Wednesday and England will take on France in the Cyprus Cup

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