Fight for medals FIFA U-19 Women’s World Cup in Madrid It is already defined and will have heroes on one side of the board France and the United States, and on the other hand, Spain and Canada.
The first game of the quarter-finals, and France and Japan He did not leave anyone indifferent. The track on which the duel was played also did not happen: the innovative stadium with LED screens tested by FIBA in WiZink Center during this final stage. Despite the fact that France took the lead until the beginning of the last period (55-49), Japan never lost face in the confrontation and with a minute and a half remaining in the match managed to take the lead (65-66).
Lacan’s points seemed to bring France closer to victory (69-67), but a personal foul gave the Asian team two free throws, which they ended up converting. Sasaka To force an extension finally managed to equalize the French team led by the great Lacan (80-78).
With greater solvency, the United States outperformed its quarter-final opponent, W.L.L Czech Republic, Who could not undo the damage caused by the Americans from the first period of the match (35 – 15). The US team showed its usual toughness in a big way Joyce Edwards (23 points) Without even the wear and tear, they sealed the match with a 121-61 win that took them straight to the semi-finals against France.
afternoon, Mali and Canada Bring back the excitement WiZink Center In a match, the Canadian team knew how to deal with it, despite the final insistence on it Financial To turn it over three minutes before the end (67-70), but the Canadians tied the victory with a score of 2-12 (69-82).
Spain concluded its day with a victory over Lithuania, which failed to decipher the good defense of the team it leads Bernat Canute. After a good start, the hosts achieved an advantage close to two weeks, which, although the Lithuanian team tried to reduce, three times Iana made the verdict to sign the final 67-49.
date and time
The FIBA U-19 Women’s World Cup semi-final match between Spain and Canada will take place on Saturday, July 22 at 9:00 pm. The Zinc Center Madrid.
How and where to watch on TV
The match can be watched on the FIBA YouTube channel. Also through RTVE Play.