Women's World Cup news

Uche slammed for homophobic remarks

June 30, 2011
Nigerian women's coach Eucharia Uche has been criticised by FIFA after she branded homosexuality as 'dirty' and admitted she forced lesbians out of her team.

Uche, whose side lost 1-0 to France in their opening game and now take on hosts Germany as they try to seal a quarter-final place, sparked controversy in a New York Times interview in which she claimed being gay was 'spiritually and morally very wrong'.

"Yes, the lesbians in our team were really a big problem," Uche, who ...

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