Canada w17 wins 1:0 over Colombia
Posted on 25 September 2012 in FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
Canada could be a win away from qualifying for the quarter-final phase of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012. Following a 1:0 victory over Colombia on 25 September, Canada has four points with one match remaining against the host Azerbaijan. Canada sits in second place behind Nigeria who also have four points, but with a greater goal difference after two matches.
For more information on Canada's second group match, please visit the 25 September 2012 Canada-Colombia match centre. Canada's next match is 29 September against host Azerbaijan. That match will be broadcast live on CBCSports.ca at 11.00 ET / 08.00 PT (14.00 local from Shafa Stadium in Baku). Live updates of all Canada matches will be available via Canada's twitter stream @CanadaSoccerEN.
In Group A action on 25 September, Canada won 1:0 over Colombia thanks to a goal by Summer Clarke. Nigeria, meanwhile, won 11:0 over host Azerbaijan. In Group B action, Korea DPR and France drew 1:1 while USA won 6:0 over Gambia. In the quarter-final phase, it will be the top two teams from Group A that meet the top two teams from Group B (A1 v B2 and B1 v A2).
The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012 runs 22 September to 13 October. The 16-team competition features 32 matches in six stadiums (five in Baku and one in Lankaran). This marks Canada's third participation in the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup since the biennial tournament was inaugurated in 2008.
Canada's FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup lineup features goalkeepers Maryse Bard-Martel, Taylor Bucklin and Kailen Sheridan, defenders Lindsay Agnew, Kadeisha Buchanan, Madeline Iozzi, Nicole Loncar, Victoria Pickett, Rebecca Pongetti, Aman Shergill and Larisa Staub, and midfielders/forwards Summer Clarke, Jasmin Dhanda, Ashley Lawrence, Jordyn Listro, Elissa Neff, Amandine Pierre-Louis, Emily Pietrangelo, Nichelle Prince, Rebecca Quinn and Valérie Sanderson.