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Kickin’ Back with Shireen Ahmed

Shireen Ahmed discusses her reporting on Canada women’s national team players demanding accountability from their federation, the ongoing issues within Canada Soccer and need for reform, and her wider reporting on abuse in sports. Learn more about your ad choices. 

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We are so excited to have Season 2 in full swing on the heels of our announcement that The Equalizer has joined Blue Wire Podcasts, providing us a wider network to grow our reach in delivering superior women’s soccer coverage.

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Editing and production by Claire Watkins!

Follow Shireen’s all of work on Twitter @_shireenahmed_ and on her website.

Mentioned in the show: Click here to read more about the criminal case against Bob Birarda. See below for the statement issued by Canada’s women’s players, and Canada Soccer’s response:


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