Five things to know about the 2024 Concacaf W Gold Cup – Equalizer Soccer

0 Comments

Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports The 2024 Concacaf W Gold Cup kicks off on Saturday with three play-in games (sort of) and regional bragging rights on the line (One-third of the final-round participants are from South America, so there’s an asterisk to Concacaf bragging rights .) Default thinking leads to the idea that the United States […]

Racheal Kundananji on her world-record move to Bay FC – Equalizer Soccer

0 Comments

(Daniela Porcelli/SPP) As a young girl in Zambia, Racheal Kundananji would daydream with her friends and family about life in the United States. Long before her love for soccer developed through informal play with neighborhood kids, Kundananji knew that one day she wanted to live in the US — especially California. On Tuesday, Kundananji was […]

Inside the factors that led to Racheal Kundananji’s world-record transfer to Bay FC – Equalizer Soccer

0 Comments

Daniela Porcelli / SPP Zambian forward Racheal Kundananji is officially the world’s most expensive player after National Women’s Soccer Leaguee expansion team Bay FC paid a €735,000 transfer fee (about $788,000 using Tuesday’s conversion rate) — plus the possibility of $75,000 more in performance add-ons — to Spain’s Madrid CFF, multiple sources confirmed to The […]

What the 2026 schedule might tell us about a prospective 2027 Women’s World Cup – Equalizer Soccer

0 Comments

Photo Copyright Kirby Lee for USA TODAY Sports The 2026 Men’s World Cup schedule was announced on Sunday, with the big reveal that the greater New York area — MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, to put some respect on the name — will host the tournament’s final after speculation that greater Dallas could stage […]

USL Super League officially sanctioned as first division, joining NWSL atop the pyramid – Equalizer Soccer

0 Comments

USL Super League president Amanda Vandervort (Corey Perrine/Florida Times-Union-USA TODAY NETWORK) There are officially two first-division women’s professional soccer leagues in the United States. On Friday, US Soccer officially sanctioned the USL Super League to launch as a top-flight league in August alongside the National Women’s Soccer Leaguewhich has been the only first-division league in […]

For the USWNT, Gold Cup is about ideas and execution as much as results – Equalizer Soccer

0 Comments

Orlando Ramirez/USA TODAY Sports The first edition of the Concacaf W Gold Cup is an enigma. Is it truly the confederation’s championship event? There was already a “Concacaf W Championship” played in 2022, which was really just qualifying for the 2023 World Cup and 2024 Olympics. Compounding the confusion is that four of the 12 […]

Making sense of the USWNT’s 2024 Concacaf W Gold Cup roster – Equalizer Soccer

0 Comments

Photo copyright Chris Jones for USA TODAY Sports Change has been the operative word around the United States women’s national team lately, and the team’s 23-player roster for the inaugural Concacaf W Gold Cup continues that with a headline omission and the semi-return of a star in her prime. Forward Alex Morgan has been left […]

‘We have to put the players first’ – Equalizer Soccer

0 Comments

Photo Provided by Chicago Red Stars After nine months without an official general manager, the Chicago Red Stars have now named Richard Feuz as the man to lead the Red Stars through this new chapter in Laura Rickett’s ownership of the team. Feuz will lead all soccer operations for the club, but his own personal […]

Reign’s uncharacteristically uncertain offseason – Equalizer Soccer

0 Comments

Photo Copyright Kyle Terada for USA TODAY Sports Fans of the Reign knew they’d be losing a generational player during this offseason. After all, tens of thousands showed up at Lumen Field to say goodbye to said player, Megan Rapinoe. What they didn’t know is that they would lose even more generational players and beloved […]

Asisat Oshoala ready to bring ‘something different’ to Bay FC, NWSL – Equalizer Soccer

0 Comments

Photo Copyright Gerard Franco for SPP Bay FC coach Albertin Montoya said previously that he was working on acquiring a world-class No. 9. On Thursday, she arrived. Nigerian forward Asisat Oshoala was announced on Thursday as the 2023 National Women’s Soccer League’s latest signing following the completion of a transfer from FC Barcelona. She is […]