There is a celebration in Colombian women’s soccer after the afternoon of this Wednesday, March 16 The coffee-growing soccer players of the U-17 national team will thrash Chile 3-0 in the final South American home run and They will qualify directly to the group stage of the World Cup in India 2022 as the first team representing Conmebol.
There are 20 goals scored and only one granted the balance of the female youth team in charge of coach Carlos Paniagua that place the tricolor team as the leader of the three quotas that Fifa grants to the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) for the orbital event in Asian territory in October of this year.
On the night of this Wednesday, March 16, the coffee soccer players played their second qualifying home run match and thanks to the goals scored by Karla Torres (8′), Linda Caycedo (74′) and Sintia Cabezas (79′), Colombian youth consolidated themselves as leaders at the top of the standings of the tournament organized by Conmebol together with Brazil.
This is how the commitment actions were developed at the Charrúa Stadium in Montevideo in Uruguay:
It should be noted that Colombia came to the match against Chile after having won all four games in the group stage and after having defeated Paraguay 2-0 in the first duel of the home run.
Now they continue with a perfect score hoping to seal their qualification for the U-17 Women’s Soccer World Cup with honors in the last game against Brazil that will be played this Saturday, March 19 at 6:30 pm Colombian time with transmission of the DirecTV Sports channel and Señal Colombia.
This way, the coffee players ratified their candidacy and high level to return to a new World Cup, because of the six editions that have been played in this Fifa Tournament, they have been absent only in 2010 and 2016.
This is how the table of positions of the final quadrangular goes after the date 1 group:
1st Brazil: 6 points (2 games played, +10 goal difference).
2nd Colombia: 6 points (2 games played, +5 goal difference).
3rd Paraguay: 0 points (1 match played, goal difference -2).
4th Chile: 0 points (2 games played, goal difference -11).
The Colombian representatives will try to fight with Brazil for the title of winners of this competition organized by Conmebol in which they have not won since 2008, when they qualified for the U-17 Women’s Soccer World Cup in New Zealand. They now hope to get fully into the qualifying table as they did in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2016 and 2018.
It should be remembered that in 2010 Colombia did not qualify for the World Cup that year and in 2020 the South American women’s tournament could not be played on behalf of the health emergency arising from the coronavirus pandemic on the continent and in the world in general.
That’s the way it is, Colombia female sub-17 will travel to India and will be there in the group stage of the competition organized by Fifa from October 11 to 20 to be measured at the moment to those already classified, Brazil, New Zealand, North Korea, Japan and India (as host team).