What They're Saying: Luana Munoz

“Women are not accepted in this environment yet. That’s why there’s so much resistance to broadcasting female sports, especially soccer. It has to be promoted, people need to know that it is being played, they need to know the name of the players, and the tournament has to be competitive.”

-- Argentine women's national team defender Luana Munoz, who plays for Tyler Junior College in Texas, on the lack of coverage of women's soccer in Argentina. The first leg of the playoff series between Argentina and Panama for a berth in the 2019 Women's World Cup will be played on Thursday in Buenos Aires. The 18,000 tickets distributed for the game at the Estadio Julio Grondona are free and were all taken in less than 24 hours. (AP)
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