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Nigeria stage sit-in at WWC over unpaid bonuses

USWNT defenders say that the team aren't thinking about their pay discrimination suit while they're riding high in France.

Nigeria players are staging a sit-in protest, refusing to leave their hotel in France until all of their outstanding bonuses are paid, following the team's elimination from the Women's World Cup on Saturday.

Players told ESPN they are owed bonuses from two games, against Gambia and Senegal, from as far back as two years ago, amounting to 2 million Nigerian naira (about $5,600 U.S.), but they have been paid only half of that. They also say they are owed five days of daily allowance while at the World...


France secure Women's World Cup win over Nigeria after VAR saves the day

For the second straight game, France benefited from a VAR decision, taking back-to-back penalty kicks after Nigerian goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie moved off her line -- a situation that also happened in France's previous game against Norway. It was the only bright moment of a disappointing evening for the French, yet they got the 1-0 win they wanted on Monday night.

Wendie Renard scored her third goal of the tournament after retaking her penalty kick in the 79th minute, becoming the second French...