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Olympic Football Tournaments 2020 – Women – News – Chile book historic ticket to round out Tokyo 2020 field

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Olympic Football Tournaments 2020 - Women - News - Chile book historic ticket to round out Tokyo 2020 field

  • Chile edge Cameroon 2-1 on mixture
  • La Roja are headed to the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament for the primary time
  • All 12 groups confirmed for Tokyo 2020

Chile clinched the ultimate ticket for the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020 by edging Cameroon 2-1 on mixture of their two-legged intercontinental play-off.

The victory is vastly vital for Chilean ladies’s soccer as it will likely be the primary time within the nation’s historical past that they’ll compete on the Olympics, constructing on their first look on the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. Although La Roja failed to progress previous the group stage in France, they did declare a historic first victory on the world finals after they defeated Thailand 2-0.

Jose Letelier’s aspect put in a stable, defensive efficiency to hold the Cameroonians at bay after they gained the primary leg 2-1 because the away aspect.

Chile earned their place within the CAF-CONMEBOL play-off by ending as runners-up on the 2018 Copa America Femenina, the place they misplaced out to Pia Sundhage’s Brazil, who claimed their seventh continental title.

After China PR secured their ticket earlier within the day with a dramatic victory over Korea Republic after further time, the 12 groups for the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament are formally confirmed: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China PR, Great Britain, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, USA and Zambia.

The Home of FIFA in Zurich will host the attracts for the Olympic Football Tournaments on 21 April at 10:00 CET. The two attracts will probably be streamed reside on the FIFA YouTube channel to permit all members to comply with proceedings from their house nations.

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