Americans Abroad: K/Göteberg FC Wins The 2012 Swedish Cup

On Thursday, October 11th, Kopparbergs/Göteberg FC defeated Tyresö FF by a score of 2:1 to win its second Swedish Cup (Svenska Cupen Damer) title in a row (SvFF write-up plus box score, SvFF LiveScore). For Göteberg, American Christen Press scored the opening goal of the match and earned the decisive penalty in extra time. Three other Americans started the match for Göteberg: midfielders Yael Averbuch and Ingrid Wells plus outside back Camille Levin. For Tyresö, another American, Meghan Klingenberg, also started. Brazil’s Marta had the equalizer in regulation for Tyresö. Last year, Göteberg also defeated Tyresö to win the Swedish Cup, albeit on penalties (SvFF). Continue reading “Americans Abroad: K/Göteberg FC Wins The 2012 Swedish Cup”

Americans Abroad: Notes for August (2012)

With Germany’s Frauen-Bundesliga kicking off its season soon, here’s a quick and non-exhaustive review of news about Americans who are playing abroad, primarily in Sweden and Germany, but also in other leagues. Continue reading “Americans Abroad: Notes for August (2012)”