FIFA Women’s world cup returns to France after 24 nations tour
By TVC News Nigeria
17 May 2019 | 4:00 pm
The Women’s World Cup trophy returns to France on Tuesday. The trophy conducted a whistle-stop tour of 24 nations who will take part in the tournament. The most coveted prize in women’s soccer went on display at a primary school in Paris.
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