Canada have Combined North American Competitions Mexico and USA in Procuring their berth in the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 Following a Stunning 2-1 victory over Haiti at Tuesday’s third-place match in the CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championship.
Haiti pulled level via a Melchie Dumonay penalty using a quarter of an hour remaining. This came following the Haitian captain had been pulled down from the competition’s box with Canadian goalkeeper Anna Karpenko.
With the game nearing full time, Canada created the most of a late corner to score the game winner. Huitema led Julianne Vallerand’s far-post set-piece straight back in front of goal, where replacement Andersen Williams was on hand to go home on 89 minutes.
This is Canada’s sixth-straight eligibility to some U-17 Women’s World Cup, together with all the North Americans having appeared in each edition of this planet finals at the age level because the contest’s beginning in 2008.
In Tuesday’s closing, USA maintained that their fourth CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championship title, with a 3-2 success over arch-rivals Mexico.