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For Kicks Podcast, Episode 41: CANWNT vs BRAWNT, looking ahead to CONCACAF WWC qualifiers & NWSL Championship

The CONCACAF Women’s World Cup qualifying tournament is just a few short weeks away. Canada’s friendlies vs. Brazil in early September are the last matches the team will play before heading in to that tournament. We reeeeeeeally want Canada to qualify, so we were pretty invested in how these games went.

In this episode, we talk about:

  • the September 2, 2018 friendly match vs. Brazil
  • a team-by-team analysis as we approach NWSL semi-finals
  • the CONCACAF Women’s Championship draw results and match dates/times
  • an update on Canadian players in the UEFA Women’s Champions League
  • the upcoming FC Edmonton supporter’s group launch event

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For Kicks Podcast, Episode 15: Ramping up for the U17 WWC and an interview with Aaliyah Scott

With the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup in Jordan about to fire up and the NWSL Championship just around the corner, we find ourselves coming in to another busy season of soccer. It’s a fantastic problem to have. In this episode, we get ready for what’s to come with:

  • NWSL playoff predictions
  • A brief update on how the Canadians are doing abroad and in the NCAA and NWSL
  • A preview of the U-17 WWC including background on how they qualified and a look at the group stage draws (update: the U17 WWC games will be aired on TSN and RDS2 in Canada)
  • An interview with the truly delightful and talented Aaliyah Scott. Aaliyah helped Canada qualify for the U17 Women’s World Cup at the U17 CONCACAF Women’s Qualifying tournament that was held in March in Grenada. She also took home silver at the U15 CONCACAF Championship in Florida in August, where she scored her first international goal. Check her out on Twitter!

For more information on topics we mentioned in this episode:

  • The Jordan 2016 U17 Women’s World Cup roster was announced on September 23. Check it out!
  • We’ve made a new page to keep you updated on the Jordan 2016 U17 WWC schedules, group stage matches and other important information.

We also encourage any listeners who can’t make it to the NWSL Championship match in Houston but want to support the NWSL to check out the Keeper Notes Gonzo Soccer promo. You can purchase tickets that will be used by local girls who are part of the Gonzo Soccer Academy in Houston. Gonzo Soccer is a non-profit soccer, leadership and social academy that targets under-served girls in Houston (and other cities in the USA, Mexico and Colombia). There’s even a “Scarves Up” ticket offer that means you could get an NWSL Championship scarf shipped to you!

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