Colombia consolidates itself as a power in South American women’s soccer

Colombia consolidates itself as a power in South American women’s soccer
Colombia consolidates itself as a power in South American women’s soccer

06:16 PM

The Colombia women’s team celebrated to rage 2-1 victory against Brazil in it South American U-20 of Ecuador, It was not for less. The team led by the Antioquian Carlos Paniagua ended with an undefeated record of 58 dates (53 wins and 5 draws) that the Canarinha in this competition, in which she had never lost, and of which she is the current champion.

But after the celebration with the fans and families, the players and members of the coaching staff resumed calm, thinking about what comes next: the final hexagonal.

“Now we are all starting from scratch and that is why we have to recover the players well and plan what comes next, because in the hexagonal it is another tournament and this group has the hope of continuing to make history to elevate women’s football in Colombia,” commented Paniagua.

Mary José Álvarez, The captain of the national team also commented that the National Team is a family, with very talented soccer players: “We are a united team, that fights every game, every ball, that we play with a lot of pride, determination and self-love, that’s why we give everything in the field.”

Gabriela Rodriguezthe National Team’s top scorer with five goals in the tournament, emphasized that, in addition to being a family, the athletes show character, unity and a lot of heart, which is why we always fight until the end and never give up.”

Colombia will begin the hexagonal this Tuesday, in the last round of the day, at 9:00 at night, against Peru.

First thing in the morning, 4:00 in the afternoon, they will face each other Argentina and Brazil, in the South American classic, while, at 6:30 pm, they will Venezuela and Paraguay.

On the calendar, at Colombia selection It will be up to him to play later against Venezuela, the Friday at 4:00 in the afternoon. Later against Brazil, Monday the 29th, 6:30 pm.

The final phase will continue against Argentina on May 2, at 6:30 in the afternoon and the hexagonal will close against Paraguay, on May 5, at a time to be defined.

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