What They're Saying: Lohane Ferreira

“Taking the field and seeing them is thrilling, the best experience I’ve ever had. In spite of all the difficulties, it is the best thing I’ve ever done in my life. I can tell my children and my grandchildren that I played against them.”

-- Lohane Ferreira, captain of Taboao da Serra, on facing members of Brazil's national team in the Sao Paulo women's state league, where her team lost its last four games 29-0, 14-0, 10-0 and 16-0. Tabaoa didn't secure a training field until three days before the season started and its players have to pay for their own equipment and transportation. The club's troubles are cited as an example of the poor conditions for women's soccer in Brazil. (Reuters)
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