Jackie Groenen scored an extra-time winner as the Netherlands edged past Sweden to set up a meeting with the United States in the final of the FIFA Women's World Cup.
A survey conducted by FIFA has revealed 73 per cent of Member Associations who participated in the study have an active women's team but conceded most countries have only a few thousand female players.
A second-half brace from Christian Pulisic helped the United States overcome Jamaica to reach the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football Gold Cup final.
Seven-times champions Mexico reached the final of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football Gold Cup after scoring an extra-time winner against Haiti in Arizona in the United States.
Hosts Brazil are through to the Copa América final after beating arch-rivals Argentina 2-0 in Belo Horizonte.
Defending champions the United States reached their third consecutive FIFA Women's World Cup final as they beat England 2-1 in a memorable and thrilling semi-final in Lyon.
Defending champions Cameroon and Benin both advanced through to the last-16 of the Africa Cup of Nations after playing out a goalless draw at Ismailia Stadium.
Global audiences are set to reach one billion by the time the FIFA Women's World Cup finishes on Sunday in Lyon, France, according to Fox Sports.
England manager Phil Neville has revealed that he will lead the Great Britain women’s football team at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Ivory Coast are through to the last-16 of the Africa Cup of Nations after securing second place in Group D with a 4-1 win over Namibia in Cairo.
The United States progressed to the semi-finals of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Gold Cup semi-finals with a narrow 1-0 win against minnows Curaçao.
Madagascar produced a stunning 2-0 victory over Nigeria to power into the knockout phase of the Africa Cup of Nations as Group B winners.
Spain claimed their third title in the past five editions of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship after beating Germany in the final in Udine.
Haiti powered back from two goals down to stun Canada and reach the semi-finals of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football Gold Cup.
Peru booked their place in the Copa América semi-finals after securing a victory on penalties against Uruguay at the Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador.