Forty-five women spanning 15 states have been selected to play for the 2013 U.S. Women’s National Team in football. Team USA will compete June 28 to July 6 in Vantaa, Finland, in the second International Federation of American Football (IFAF) Women’s World Championship.
USA Football assembles America’s national teams in the sport for international competition. Team USA defeated Canada, 66-0, in Stockholm, Sweden, to win the gold medal at the inaugural tournament in 2010. The IFAF Women’s World Championship is an eight-nation football tournament held every three years. Schedules and other participating countries will be announced at a later date.