By Chris McLaughlin BBC Scotland sports activities news correspondent in France

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Girls’s World Cup 2019: Claire Emslie thunders the ball past Karen Bardsley as Scotland form it 2-1 in opposition to England

All funds generated by Scotland at the Girls’s World Cup will doubtless be reinvested in the ladies’s sport, says Scottish FA chief govt Ian Maxwell.The governing physique is anticipated to acquire extra than £600,000 from Fifa, with some of that already earmarked for qualification bonus funds.It is miles the first time any Scotland team has looked at a World Cup since 1998.”Completely,” talked about Maxwell when asked if money would be reinvested wholly in the ladies’s sport.”Or no longer it is been a sustained duration of strategic funding in the ladies’s sport in Scotland. In phrases of share of revenue, we’re investing over 5%.”While you test at England, whereas they’ve bought a grand headline number at conclude to £20m, that is most effective truly 3.5% of their revenue so now we contain made a broad commitment to ladies’s soccer and that could fully proceed.”Look: Japan v ScotlandMaxwell believes monetary parity with the males’s sport will occur sooner or later and he printed that the SFA is “getting conclude” to securing a brand modern nationwide teams’ sponsor.”Girls’s soccer will doubtless be as commercially dazzling as males’s,” he added.”Girls’s soccer all over the globe is on a toddle and occasions treasure this and Scotland qualifying brings all of it to lifestyles aid dwelling and that can allow us to drive participation and engagement in the sport. It primarily will enhance the profile.”

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