Midfielder Nicholas Small scored two goals on Friday in Canada’s 7-0 landslide victory over Saint Cristobal, on the 1st date of CONCACAF – Women’s Under 2022 Group G. Nicholas Small scored the goals of the match for the home team (8′ 1T and 32′ 1T), Olivia Smith (16′ 1T, 29′ 1T, free throw), Holly Ward (20′ 1T, 43′ 1T) and Brooklyn Courtnall (43′ 2T).
One of the highlights of the match was Olivia Smith’s goal in the 29th minute of the first half. The striker scored a superb goal that will forever remain in football history, after executing a superb free kick from distance. The ball was placed firmly and accurately on the left post. Amazing power and accuracy!
The personality of the meeting was Olivia Smith. The Canadian striker scored two goals and scored 6 times against Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Nikaila Small was also a regular at Pan American. The Canadian midfielder excelled against Saint Kitts and Nevis as he scored 2 goals and kicked 3 times on goal.
It was a close match with errors on both sides. There was only one card, in the 92nd minute of the second half, Kayla Odenberg received a yellow card.
Canadian coach Cindy Tay devised a 4-3-3 formation on the pitch with Sierra Giorgio in goal. Mia Panti, Vivien Bisset, Zoe Burns and Annika Leslie in the defensive line; Nikhaila Small, Simi Ojo and Florian Gord are in the middle; Olivia Smith, Keira Millenhurst and Holly Ward are in the attack.
For their part, those led by Earl Jones stood with a 5-3-2 strategy with Solleessh Rawlins under the three sticks. Ianla Bailey Williams, Kristi Ann Mills, Trishani Warner, Eve Richards and Glencia Bates in defense; Chloe Odenberg, Kayla Odenberg and Eli Stokes in the half field; And Ghara Claxton and Zonia Marshall are in the lead.
The appointed referee for the match was Marie Pinseau.
Canada will visit El Salvador the next day, while Saint Cristobal will host Trinidad and Tobago at Pan American Stadium.
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