WAFCON Update: Records Fall As Final Line-Up Confirmed

by Emmanuel Faith, Impetus Women’s Football Correspondent (21/7/22) Above: Joy for Nesryne El Chad of Morocco as the host nation clinched a place in the final in front of a record crowd. Photo: CAF Women. It is not just the European Championships that are seeing attendance records fall left, right, and centre. Crowds are atContinue reading “WAFCON Update: Records Fall As Final Line-Up Confirmed”

“My Favourite Team To Play For!”: Rested Williams Ready For 100th Cap

Impetus’ Kieran Yap was in today’s Australia media conference for us and heard Lydia Williams reflect on her time with the national team ahead of her hundredth cap, and the benefits of playing in Europe (23/6/22). Above: Lydia Williams in action for Australia. Photo: Football Australia. As her 100th cap approaches, Matildas goalkeeper Lydia WilliamsContinue reading ““My Favourite Team To Play For!”: Rested Williams Ready For 100th Cap”

France Qualify For World Cup But Concerns Ahead of Euros

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes France’s last two games for Women’s World Cup qualification (13/4/22). Above: Delphine Cascarino pictured after scoring France’s winner against Slovenia yesterday. Photo: Equipe de France Feminine. Wales 1-2 France – April 8, 2022 France won away from home 2-1 against Wales at Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli in front of a recordContinue reading “France Qualify For World Cup But Concerns Ahead of Euros”

African Women’s Cup of Nations News

Impetus is delighted to welcome Ghana-based women’s football journalist Esther Owusua Appiah-Fei to our global team of contributors. In this, her first article for us, she rounds up all the action from the first qualifying stage for the African Women’s Cup of Nations. Above: Nigeria vs Ghana in the first leg of the AWCON qualifiersContinue reading “African Women’s Cup of Nations News”

International Round-Up

The past week has seen a huge amount of international women’s football. Ben Gilby rounds up the action in detail from Europe, Asia, South America, and North America. Our French editor Jean-Pierre Thiesset provides a special feature on France’s two matches. Above: Carli Lloyd waves to the crowd ahead of her final international appearance forContinue reading “International Round-Up”

International Round-Up

Over the past ten days or so there has been a vast number of international matches. European nations began their World Cup qualifying competition, Asia got its Asian Cup qualification under way and there were several friendlies. Ben Gilby rounds up the action in words and pictures. Above: Dominant England celebrate during their 10-0 winContinue reading “International Round-Up”

International Round-Up

The last week has seen a large number of international games around the world. Ben Gilby rounds up the action. A busy pre-Olympic spell of international action began on Thursday 10th June when Japan produced a dominant 8-0 win over Ukraine. Two goals each from Yuzuho Shiokoshi and new Arsenal signing Mana Iwabuchi (pictured above)Continue reading “International Round-Up”

International Round-Up

The past week or so has seen a large number of international matches, with the conclusion of the Euro 2022 group qualifiers, the Lionesses‘ return to action after a year and several friendlies. Our team of writers round-up all the action. Euro 2021 Qualifiers Round-Up by Ben Gilby: Group A concluded on 23rd February whenContinue reading “International Round-Up”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset rounds up all the news from the women’s game in France. This week he informs us what went on in the fourteenth week of action in D1 Arkema, and highlights the latest squad selection for the French national team. Paris St. Germain won 5-0 away from home at Fleury. PSG are still league leaders, one pointContinue reading “The View From France”

European Championship Qualifying Round-Up

With the qualification games reaching their climax, a great deal was decided over the past week or so. There were some shock eliminations and surprise play-off contenders. Ben Gilby rounds up all the action with Jean-Pierre Thiesset casting his expert eye over France’s progress. Whilst the top two places in Group A have been decidedContinue reading “European Championship Qualifying Round-Up”