Women's World Cup news

Guinean pair withdraw from WWC

June 21, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Equatorial Guinea, making their debut at the Women's World Cup, have dropped two of their star players - Salimata and Bilguisa Simpore - ahead of the tournament.

The sisters were key players for the Guinean side at the 2010 African Women's Championship in South Africa, but were hit by controversy after they were accused of being men by members of the Ghana side. Salimata was also accused of having played for both Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast before.

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