LONDON -- England has overtaken the United States as the best place in the world to play women's football, according to Chelsea manager Emma Hayes.
Women's football has traditionally been dominated by the U.S., who have won three of the sport's seven World Cups and will go into the 2019 edition in France as defending champions, while the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) has regularly attracted some of the world's best players.
But the profile of the Women's Super League, England's top flight,...
The Houston Dash have waived the rights to two South African players, Thembi Kgatlana and Linda Motlhalo, the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) side announced on Tuesday.
The pair's departure means the Dash go from three Banyana Banyana players during the 2018 season to none, as veteran defender and South Africa captain Janine van Wyk has also called time on her tenure in Houston.
Kgatlana, who was recently named the CAF female player of the year, scored two goals and provided three assists...
South Africa coach Des Ellis has named her final squad of 21 players for the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations, as the team goes in search of not only a first continental title, but also a place at next year's FIFA Women's World Cup in France.
There were a few surprises in the selection, with the uncapped duo of striker Amanda Mthandi from University of Johannesburg and defender Tiisetso Makhubela of Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies earning their place for the trip to Ghana later this month.