Canada will play three games over the next 10 days, headlined by a showdown against the United States on Jan. 30.
Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle are back with OL Reign. The National Women's Soccer League club re-signed Rapinoe to a one-year deal while Lavelle's new deal is for two. Terms were not released. Rapinoe and Lavelle were on the U.S. team that won the World Cup in 2019. Both spent time away from the Reign last season because of the Tokyo Olympics. Rapinoe has been with the Reign since the team's first season in 2013. She holds the club record for career goals with 40. Last season she appeared in 12
DOUALA, Cameroon (AP) — Mohamed Salah buried the decisive penalty as Egypt beat Ivory Coast 5-4 in a shootout to reach the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday. Equatorial Guinea followed suit to beat Mali 6-5 on penalties, but in a far more chaotic shootout. Both Equatorial Guinea and Mali missed two of their first five spot kicks, and Mali defender Falaye Sacko eventually had the 16th penalty of the shootout saved by Equatorial Guinea's 20-year-old goalkeeper Jesús Owono. T