The official technical report into this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup™ highlights a number of marked improvements in the women’s game and suggests that the competitive gap has become narrower than ever.
The FIFA Women's World Cup 2011™ in Germany took the feminine side of the world’s most popular sport to a whole new level and will remain forever in the memory.
In an exclusive chat with FIFA.com, two legendary coaches of the women's game and members of FIFA's Technical Study Group, namely April Heinrichs and Tina Theune give their verdict on Germany 2011.
FIFA.com wants to know which nation you think will shine brightest at Germany 2011 and take home the greatest prize in women’s football.
FIFA.com reviews the action in Group D, where Brazil won all of their three games to progress to the quarter-finals, and Australia narrowly edged out Norway to join them.
After suffering their earliest ever exit from a FIFA Women's World Cup, Norway are left to reflect on the added disappointment of missing out on the 2012 Olympics, as well as wondering what might have been.
|2||Nora Holstad BERGE|
|5||Marita Skammelsrud LUND|
|18||Guro KNUTSEN MIENNA|
|14||Gry Tofte IMS|
|6||Kristine Wigdahl HEGLAND|
|11||Leni LARSEN KAURIN|