The Brazilian Football Confederation(CBF) to give equal prize money to men and women footballers. How is the scene in other countries? We do a quick dive.
The U.S. soccer standout and the co-captain of the winning soccer team at the Women’s World Cup final in France, Megan Rapinoe won the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Player of the year award on Monday at Milan. This is the consecutive success after the tremendous victory of Rapinoe’s team at Women’s World Cup in July where the team won its second world cup title. Rapinoe is now the fourth American woman to have won the title of the player of the year. Besides, Jill Ellis won her second global coach award, the first she grabbed when the team won the 2015 World Cup title.
It is not the first time a woman has refereed a men’s UEFA competition match. Switzerland’s Nicole Petignat officiated three UEFA Cup matches between 2004 and 2009.
The 17-year-old B Mariammal earned praise in junior national level matches at Telangana, Manipur, Odisha, Maharashtra and Goa. She scored 12 goals to catch the attention of the selectors in Goa, who immediately sent her to Patiala in Punjab and Cuttack in Odisha for training.
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Football fans in India will see something new at the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017. Esther Staubli will become the first woman…
For the first time an Indian referee will be officiating at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup