Canadians announce new professional women’s soccer league

The World

Canada has one of the best women's soccer teams in the world, but no professional women’s soccer league. Women have been pushing for a league for years. On Dec. 6, it was announced that Diana Matheson, the midfielder of the Canadian team, and Christine Sinclair, the captain, are starting a new women's league with eight teams. Anita Elash reports from Toronto on the state of womens' soccer in Canada.

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