Algarve Cup to serve as a World Cup warmup

March 6, 2007
By Graham Hays
Southern Portugal seems about as far removed from China as it's possible to get, but the two locations are intertwined this month when it comes to women's soccer.

Held each March, the Algarve Cup annually brings together 12 of the best women's teams in the world. In non-Olympic and non-World Cup years, it's a tournament that offers the best in intrafederation competition, but with the World Cup in China just six months away, this year's event shapes ...

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