Blatter favors Women's World Cup expansion

September 11, 2007
By Associated Press
CHENGDU, China -- FIFA president Sepp Blatter favors expanding the Women's World Cup to 24 teams despite the 11-0 rout in the tournament opener.

Germany's embarrassment of South American champion Argentina on Monday raised questions about the depth of women's soccer and whether even the current 16-team field is too weak.

"Definitely, I didn't like this result," Blatter said Tuesday. "This is not good when we look forward in the future. This will not enhance the chances ...

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