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.
Yesterday's third-placed win for Sweden will feel that little bit sweeter in the Hammarstrom household, after Marie's dramatic winner against France was celebrated alongside twin sister Kristen.
Marie Hammarstrom’s 82nd minute goal earned Sweden a 2-1 victory over France in the match for third place in the Rhine-Neckar Arena in Sinsheim.
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.
The battle for bronze also has something of a pre-Olympics flavour to it, as both sides have qualified for London 2012 through their fine efforts in Germany.