It was the last time Panama, Portugal and Haiti qualified for the Women’s World Cup

It was the last time Panama, Portugal and Haiti qualified for the Women’s World Cup

The French soccer team knows its final opponent and women’s soccer fans finally know all 32 teams that will compete in the 2023 World Cup. in Australia and New Zealandfrom July 20 to August 20.

for the first women’s world cup in their history, The Panamanian national team will develop in Group F with France, Brazil and Jamaica. Like Portugal and Haiti the day before, Panama won Thursday, February 23, in a play-off final in Hamilton, New Zealand.

On Wednesday, Haiti and Portugal also confirmed their qualification for the Women’s World Cup for the first time in their history, with wins over Chile (2-1) and Cameroon (2-1), respectively.

Haiti faces European champions

The Haitian national team will face England, Denmark and China in Group D of the next World Cup, which will be hosted by New Zealand and Australia from July 20 to August 20, 2023.

Haiti, ranked 55th in the world, will face European champions England in the first match of Group D in Brisbane on July 22. Young midfielder Melchy Dumorne, who plays for Stade de Reims, gave the Haitians the lead before half-time in Auckland.

In the 90th minute, captain Nerelia Mondesire was sent off from the penalty spot. But Dumorne (19 years old) doubled Haiti’s lead by defeating Christian Endler, Chilean star goalkeeper, Olympique Lyonnais, in stoppage time.

Substitute Maria Jose Rojas then reduced the score for Chile in the final moments of extra time.

Portugal gets rid of Cameroon

On the Portuguese side, they had to take control of the indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon to ensure their place in the 2023 World Cup.

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Carol Costa knew how to keep her composure to convert the penalty in the 94th minute. Diana Gomez gave Portugal the lead in the first half but Agara Nchot Ngoya equalized for Cameroon in the 89th minute.

The Portuguese national team thus joins the United States, world champions, the Netherlands, finalists in 2019, and Vietnam in Group E of the World Cup. The last place in the qualifiers will be decided on Thursday, when Paraguay faces Panama. The winner will meet France, Jamaica and Brazil in Group F.

With AFP

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