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Morocco’s Nassim team, one of the top three in their region, hopes to make the national tournament, photo by Lisa Matuska

Jun. 17, 2010

Female soccer players in Morocco fought and won the right to play soccer only to have a new battle on their hands. Their professional league still lags far behind Morocco's male players in field time, space and money. Lisa Matuska reports from Casablanca. Also, in 1994 more than 82 countries pledged to increase opportunities for women and girls in sports. We'll hear about progress in the developing world. Plus, we hear about a study examining barriers preventing Somali girls in the Twin Cities from participating in physical activities and organized sports.