La Roja Femenina Go Out With Heads Held High

Chile 0-1 Japan by Jean-Pierre Thiesset Pictured above: Japan, on the way to the Quarter-Finals. Photo: Getty Images. Despite producing another pleasing performance, Chile were not able to step up to Japan level and lost 1-0. Japan started the game with a lot of pressure and speed and had two shots on goal within theContinue reading “La Roja Femenina Go Out With Heads Held High”

Beckie’s Brace Takes The Plaudits

Chile 1-2 Canada By Catherine Paquette Pictured above: Janine Beckie, who had a dominant game for Canada. Photo: Getty Images. This match was arguably a must win for both teams.  Chile lost its opening encounter to Team GB while Canada dropped two points late in their game against Japan when the host nation equalized.   Canadian coachContinue reading “Beckie’s Brace Takes The Plaudits”

Better From Chile But Not Enough

Chile 1-2 Canada by Jean-Pierre Thiesset Despite playing a lot better for their second game, Chile lost again. The South Americans started the game with a lot of desire and pressed Canada in the midfield. After only one minute, Yessenia Lopez gained possession in the centre circle and Chile obtained a corner kick after theyContinue reading “Better From Chile But Not Enough”

Olympics Group E Round-Up

Catherine Paquette reviews all the action in Group E at the Olympics and looks ahead to tomorrow’s second round of action in the group. Group E at the Olympic women’s football tournament contains Japan, Canada, Chile and Great Britain. The group got underway with the clash between Great Britain and Chile (pictured above – Ellen White and StephContinue reading “Olympics Group E Round-Up”

Top Level Experience The Difference

Chile 0-2 Great Britain by Jean-Pierre Thiesset Shown above, Ellen White celebrating (Photo via iNews). It was not easy for Chile against a strong Team GB side. However, the South Americans tried to play when they had the ball, and they did not sit back and defend. La Roja Femenina’s undoing often came on highContinue reading “Top Level Experience The Difference”

Olympics Preview: Chile

Jean-Pierre Thiesset casts his eye over tournament debutants La Roja Femenina (pictured above at the 2019 World Cup by Getty Images). Squad News: The Chile women’s national football team has been known or nicknamed as “La Roja Femenina (The Feminine Red)”. For Chile, 2019 will remain in the history of the country as the yearContinue reading “Olympics Preview: Chile”