FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup: Spain to face Colombia in FIFA Women’s U-17 WC summit clash


FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup: Spain vs Colombia LIVE – Defending champions Spain beat Germany by a solitary goal in a closely-fought…

FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup: Spain vs Colombia LIVE – Defending champions Spain beat Germany by a solitary goal in a closely-fought semifinal here on Wednesday to set up a summit clash against Colombia in the FIFA Women’s Under-17 World Cup. Follow FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup updates with InsideSport.IN

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FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup: Defending champions Spain to face Colombia in FIFA Women’s U-17 WC summit clash

Lucia Corrales scored the lone goal of the match in the 90th minute at the Nehru Stadium here. The final will be played at the D Y Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Sunday. Spain thus avenged their loss to the same opponents in the European qualifying tournament on penalty shootout in May.

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Spain had beaten Mexico 2-1 in the 2018 edition final. They had finished runners-up to Japan in 2014 and third in 2010 and 2016. In the first semifinals played at the same venue earlier in the day, Colombia beat Nigeria 6-5 via a dramatic penalty shootout to become the first South American country to make it to the final of the age-group showpiece.

The two sides were locked goal-less at the end of the regulation time. Gabriela Rodriguez, Stefania Perlaza, Mary Espitaleta, Linda Caicedo, Juana Ortegon and Natalia Hernandez scored for Colombia while Munoz missed in the shootout.

It was heartbreak for Nigeria as they were on the verge of victory in the shootout. At 4-4, Edafe could have handed her side the win as hers was the last shot among the first five players, but she hit the post to continue the shootout.

Edet Offiong, Edidiong Etim, Miracle Usani, Taiwo Afolabi and Shakirat Oyinlola scored for the African side.

FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup: Defending champions Spain to face Colombia in FIFA Women’s U-17 WC summit clash

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