Although the NMI U20 Women’s National Soccer Team lost in the Asian Football Confederation U20 Asian Cup Qualifiers held last Friday to Sunday, they managed to snag a goal against host country Palestine.
The team went into a frenzy after Andrei Kaithlyn Chavez scored a goal against Palestine in their first game of the Asian Football Confederation U20 Asian Cup Qualifiers last Friday. However, Palestine came back and won, 3-1.
In their game against Nepal on Sunday, they were blanked, 0-6.
Team manager Catherine Attao-Toves said in an email that “As we saw in the Palestine vs Nepal game, Palestine was more physical than technical. It took some time for the team to adjust to the physicality of the game, with no whistle. Going into the locker room at half time, we were still at 0-0. .....
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