Former Boston Breakers and Chicago Red Stars midfielder Chioma Igwe has signed a two-year contract to play for SC Freiburg, a German club recently promoted to Bundesliga after finishing first in the South Division of 2. Bundesliga this past season. Igwe will join SC Freiburg at the end of June 2011. Until then, she will play for the Bay Area Breeze of Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL). (more…)
The latest addition of 1.FFC Frankfurt is a goalkeeper of champion Turbine Potsdam, 21-year-old Desiree Schumann. Schumann will change clubs after the season and signed a three-year contract with Frankfurt. In Potsdam, Schumann often shared the starting position with her three years younger competitor Anna Sarholz with the latter usually being in goal in the important games. In Frankfurt, Schumann is expected to have a “learning year” behind Nadine Angerer before taking over her starting role.
Just a few days after locking in top striker Conny Pohlers, Vfl Wolfsburg has signed central defender Josephine Henning from Turbine Potsdam. The 22-year-old played for Potsdam for the past two years, has two caps for German Women’s National Team, and is currently on Germany’s preliminary World Cup roster. (more…)
VfL Wolfsburg was catching the attention in German women’s soccer with two recent signings. Joining the club will be Conny Pohlers of 1.FFC Frankfurt. Pohlers, a former Atlanta Beat player in the WUSA, finished the season as the top striker with 25 goals. She recently verbally attacked German National Team coach Silvia Neid for not being named to the World Cup roster. (more…)
League updates, including interviews with Lyon’s Sonia Bompastor and Fortuna Hjørring’s Lisa-Marie Woods
Several leagues throughout the world are in the midst of contending for the top playoff spot in their given leagues with players setting themselves apart from the rest with impressive stats. Take a look into this update to find out what’s happening right now in the women’s soccer world. Continue reading to see players’ input on how their team is doing and the impact that the Women’s World Cup will have on their season. (more…)