The 18 Liga MX clubs have agreed to start an under-23 women's league in order to strengthen the game in Mexico and help El Tri's national teams, Liga MX president Enrique Bonilla says.
Each squad will have 21 players, with the age limit set at the under-23 level. Four players from the under-17 category must be included, and two players over the age limit will also be allowed in each squad.
Foreign players will not be permitted, although Mexico-U.S. dual nationals will be welcomed.
"The women's league...
Mexico announced the hiring of Juan Carlos Osorio as the next manager of its national team after a contract agreement was reached on Friday.
The Mexican Football Federation announced the agreement on Saturday, saying Osorio will take over the team as they prepare to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
Mexico's statement said Osorio would sign the final papers next week and scheduled an introductory news conference for next Wednesday.
The Colombian coach had already confirmed on Wednesday that he...
Marie Delie scored off a header 34 seconds in, the second-fastest goal in the history of the Women's World Cup, and France routed Mexico 5-0 Thursday night at Ottawa, Ontario, to win Group F on goal difference over England.
Coming off a 2-0 loss to Colombia, France (2-1) scored three times in the first 13 minutes. The only Women's World Cup goal faster than Delie's following the opening kickoff was by Sweden's Lena Videkull against Japan in 1991.
Jennifer Ruiz had an own goal in the ninth minute,...