In their match against Ghana this week, Equatorial Guinea’s Women’s Nzalang Under-20 won 1-0. This was an important victory for the Women’s Nzalang because it was a qualifying match for World Cup Canada Under-20 2014.
Teammate Cristina scored the one and only goal 37 minutes into the game from a header by captain Cristelle.
On January 26, the teams will have a return match in Accra, giving them two weeks to prepare for the game that will determine which team moves forward to World Cup Canada 2014.
The U-20 Equatorial Guinea Women’s National Team, Nzalang National, advanced in their quest to qualify for the 2014 Canada FIFA World Cup by defeating Chipolopolo of Zambia at Sunset Stadium in Lusaka, Zambia on Saturday.
The game started after a moment of silence honoring Nelson Mandela and the Deputy Minister of Sports for Zambia. Coach Juan Micha of National Nzalang encouraged the team to fight hard and come out early to play.
During the game, Christelle Olive Ngo Nyapele scored both goals from set pieces in the first half. The first goal came in the 18th minute when Christelle scored from 25 meters away on a free kick. The second goal came shortly afterward when Christelle headed the ball into the net from a corner kick.
The next round of games will take place on December 21st in Malabo.