Colombia disappoints in the Sud Ladies Cup, a preparatory tournament for the U-20 World Cup

Colombia disappoints in the Sud Ladies Cup, a preparatory tournament for the U-20 World Cup
Colombia disappoints in the Sud Ladies Cup, a preparatory tournament for the U-20 World Cup

The Colombia under-20 team is close to concluding its participation in the Sud Ladies Cup 2024a contest that serves as preparation for the world classwhich will be held in the country between August 31 and September 22.

This Wednesday, May 29, those led by Carlos Paniagua fell 1-2 with Japan at the Parc des Sportslocated in the city of Avignon, France. Nana Kashimura He was in charge of opening the account after 48 minutes, Natalia Hernandez He equalized everything at 62′ and finally Sasaki River gave the victory to the Japanese in the 73rd minute.

With this result, the ‘Tricolor’ lost any chance of entering the grand final of the competition as first in its group and now will compete for third or fifth placedepending on the match they will play Mexico and the already mentioned Japan next June 1st.

The title is no longer an option

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The Colombian U-20 National Team failed to win any match in regulation time during the South Ladies Cup. On the first day of Group A, the coffee makers they equalized a goal with Mexico (Karla Viancha score) and ended up winning the penalty shootout 4-2, thanks to the last goal of Laura Daniel Garavito.

By competition regulations, the team that wins during the 90 minutes scores three points, victory on penalties gives two and defeat in the same way gives one. Thus, Colombia added two units and its rival barely one. With this, the duel against Japan forced the national teams to win in regulation time to secure first position in the group.

In the end, none of that ended up happening. Japan won and added its first three points, while Colombia, with its calendar completed, remained anchored with two. With this, if Mexico wins next weekend, the Paniagua team will be last and will go on to compete for fifth place in the competition; On the other hand, if Japan wins, coffee makers will fight for third place.

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