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Mexico win the CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship for the first time in history!

January 29, 2018 in CONCACAF, News, U20WWC

Mexico win the CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship for the first time in history!

Mexico win the CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship for the first time in history!

Mexico earned its first CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship title in history after beating USA on penalties in the 2018 Final!

Mexico defeated the four-time defending champion, USA in the Final of the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship.

The Mexicans took the lead in the 33rd minute through Dayana Cazare but after a defensive error, USA equalised in the 49th minute as Tierna Davidson found the net.

The match ended 1-1 after extra-time and a penalty shoot-out would decide the outcome of this contest. Two saves from impressive goalkeeper Emily Alvarado helped earn her team a 4-2 win on penalties over USA, with Katty Martinez, Jimena Lopez, Mia Villegas and Belen Cruz converting for Mexico.

Mexico, USA and Haiti will represent CONCACAF in the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, August 5-24 in France.

2018 CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship – Award Winners

Champions – Mexico

Runners-up – USA

Runners-up - USA

3rd Place – Haiti

Fair Play Award – Mexico

Fair Play Award - Mexico

Golden Glove – Emily Alvarado (Mexico)

Golden Glove - Emily Alvarado (Mexico)

Golden Boot – Jordyn Huitema (Canada)

Golden Boot - Jordyn Huitema (Canada)

Golden Ball – Miriam García (Mexico)

Golden Ball - Miriam García (Mexico)

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