USA beats Canada 1-0 and qualifies Paris-2024 as Concacaf champion

USA beats Canada 1-0 and qualifies Paris-2024 as Concacaf champion

The United States women’s team, current world champion, qualified for the Paris-2024 Olympic Games and the 2024 Gold Cup by beating Canada 1-0 this Monday in the final of the 2024 Concacaf W Championship, which It was also a qualifier for the New Zealand/Australia-2023 World Cup.

Alex Morgan, in the 78th minute, from a penalty, scored the championship goal for the American squad at the BBVA stadium.

In this way, the United States took revenge on Canada for elimination in the semifinals of the Tokyo-2020 Olympic tournament and was crowned for the ninth time in the Concacaf Women’s Championship, before doing so in 1991, 1993, 1994, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2014 and 2018.

Earlier in the match for third place, also played at the BBVA stadium, Jamaica beat Costa Rica 1-0 and agreed to the playoff against runner-up Canada in September for the Confederation’s second ticket to Paris-2024.

In this Concacaf W Championship, the United States, Canada, Jamaica and Costa Rica managed to qualify for the Women’s World Cup New Zealand/Australia-2023; Haiti and Panama agreed to a pre-world playoff.

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