New Delhi: An unlucky personal objective from Ana Guzman helped Spain defeat Colombia by 1-0 to elevate their second FIFA U-17 Girls’s World Cup title within the last at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Sunday.
The match was an intense one between each the perimeters, however it appeared to go nowhere with each side not having scored even a single objective regardless of the perfect of their efforts. Nonetheless, within the 82nd minute of the match, Guzman ended up harming her facet with an unlucky personal objective, which gave Spain the lead and the title. With this, Spain has efficiently defended its title, which it received again in 2018. It has additionally tied North Korea as occasion’s most profitable staff with two titles, as per Olympics.com.
Nigeria, Colombia, Spain and Germany certified for the semifinal. Colombia received the primary semifinal in opposition to Nigeria 6-5 after penalties after ending the full-time goalless. Spain received the second semifinal match by handing a 1-0 defeat to Germany. After Nigeria and Germany levelled issues 3-3 within the full-time of third-place match, it received the match by way of penalties by 3-2.
The event was hosted by India, for the primary time ever from October 11 to October 30. It was initially scheduled for 2020 however the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in its postponement.
16 groups from internationally, divided into 4 teams of 4 groups every fought for the trophy throughout three venues: Kalinga Stadium (Bhubaneswar, Odisha), Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Margao, Goa) and DY Patil Stadium (Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra) and 32 matches had been performed as part of the event.
India made their debut within the event after qualifying as hosts and was knocked out within the group stage after losses to USA, Morocco and Brazil in Group A.