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.
FIFA.com spoke to Japan's FIFA Women's World Cup hero Homare Sawa about winning the tournament, receiving the Golden Boot and Golden Ball, as well as the secret to the team's success.
After their star turns in the penalty shoot-out which saw Japan lift the FIFA Women's World Cup, Ayumi Kaihori and Saki Kumagai told FIFA.com what the victory means to them and their country.
The heartbroken pair of Hope Solo and Abby Wambach were given silver-linings to USA's penalty shoot-out Women's World Cup final defeat in the form of individual awards, but they weren't the titles they wanted.
FIFA.com reveals the individual award winners at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011, with Japan playmaker Homare Sawa, and USA pair Hope Solo and Abby Wambach, each receiving two each.
|6||Amy LE PEILBET|
|5||Kelley O HARA|
|9||Heather O REILLY|