Both USA and Canada confirmed their place at the Women's Olympic Football Tournament 2012 in London after beating Costa Rica and Mexico respectively at the CONCACAF women's Olympic soccer competition.
This month's women's football round-up features the latest from Women's EURO 2013 qualifying, Sao Jose's triumph in Brazil and a prestigious award for Japan's Aya Miyama.
USA and Sweden reprised their Germany 2011 meeting in Phoenix on Saturday with the Stars and Stripes unlucky not to take revenge and record a victory, forced instead to come from behind for a 1-1 draw.
Successes for Japan, New Zealand, Arsenal and Turbine Potsdam and continued transfer activity dominate the first women's review of the year.
|6||Amy LE PEILBET|
|5||Kelley O HARA|
|9||Heather O REILLY|