The official match schedule for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ was provisionally approved Thursday by the FIFA Executive Committee.
Japan rallied twice and beat the United States on penalty kicks 3-1 to win the Women's World Cup on Sunday, denying the Americans a third title and first in 12 years.
The names from more than a decade ago like Mia Hamm and Brandi Chastain are never far from any discussion about U.S. women's soccer.
Abby Wambach scored for a third straight game, heading in a corner with 11 minutes remaining, and the United States beat France 3-1 on Wednesday to return to the Women's World Cup final for the first time since 1999.
Jamil Joseph scored three goals and St. Lucia outlasted Aruba on penalties on Tuesday to advance to the first group round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.
DRESDEN, Germany - Abby Wambach equalized in the 122nd minute and Hope Solo blocked Daiane's penalty attempt to give a 10-player United States a 5-3 shootout victory over Brazil on Sunday and send it to the semifinals of the Women's World Cup.