News from the Girondines on international duty
A number of players were out on international duty this weekend
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Vanessa Gilles – Canada
Canada faced England for the first time in their history this weekend, winning 1-0. The Canadians then faced Nigeria, and again emerged victorious (2-1). Vanessa did not feature in either game.
Viviane Asseyi – France
Our striker was selected for Corine Diacre's France squad once again, for two friendlies against Japan and Denmark. Viviane came on as a sub in both games. As the build-up continues to this summer's World Cup in France, Viviane has every chance of making the final squad.
Kathellen Sousa – Brazil
Brazil also played twice last week, facing first Spain then Scotland. Unfortunately, the Brazilians lost both games (1-2 to Spain; 0-1 to the Scots). Kathellen was an unused substitute.
Erin Nayler – New Zealand
New Zealand played two friendlies against Norway, losing the first game 1-0 but getting revenge with a 1-0 victory in the second. This was the first time the Kiwis had beaten the Norwegians for 40 years. Erin started in that famous win, and had a decisive impact with a series of spectacular saves.