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WorldLink: Remembering the struggle for women's international soccer

It's exactly 50 years in November since the first international tournament for women's football was played in Italy. Although it was an unofficial event that only featured four competing teams, its success helped push the governing bodies of football to finally embrace the women's game. Ashley Byrne talked to two women who remember those early years.