Jul. 7, 2019
USA female soccer team, defeats Netherlands 2-0 to win 2019 world cup .
On Friday the 5th of July 2019 , the USA women soccer team played the Netherlands in Lyon France at the 2019 female world cup finals .
Meghan Rapinoe scored a penalty in the second half to put her team in the lead to be followed by second goal by another player ,which made the scores 2-0 at the end of ninety minutes of play .
America won the world cup for the fourth time back to back .
Rapinoe also won the golden ball and golden boot prizes .
President Trump congratulated the team for their win and has also weighed in on the discussion on equal pay for the women and men players .
Former president Barack Obama congratulated the team , calling them record breakers , One nation , one team .
Hilary Clinton , Michelle Obama , Vice president Joe Biden , Bernie sanders , Cory Booker ,Elizabeth Warren , Kamala Harris and the other democratic presidential candidates have all congratulated the team .
Jill Ellis the coach of the team, has expressed great satisfaction in the performance of her team , their resilience , team work and determination was noted for the successful outcome .
Dr Akwo Thompson Ntuba