Aiming to expand the reach of women’s football abroad and to build cultural awareness at home, San Francisco Bay Area coach Robert Sackey for the first time takes a girls’ team to his native Ghana. (Dec 17)
Preliminaries for the 1978 amistoso in Havana, the first appearance for a U.S. professional sports side since 1959. The U.S. national team visited Havana as part of World Cup qualifying in Sept 08. Video courtesy Dave Wasser, www.davebrett.com.