Colombia will face Australia before debuting in the World Cup | Colombia selection

Germany, Mexico and New Zealand will be the rivals of the Colombian Women’s National Team in the Sub-20 category. The coffee machines under the technical direction of Carlos Paniagua will have the mission of equaling what was done by the famous ‘Super Powerful Girls’, a nickname given to the youth national team when, against all odds, they finished fourth in the 2010 World Cup on Teutonic soil.

The Colombian National Team will have to face Mexico, which, without a doubt, will be a more than complicated rival. In addition, the Colombian rental that began in 2017 was also the year in which the Liga BBVA MX Femenil took center stage. 17 players of the 21 summoned by Ana Galindo, technical director of the Aztec team, are players from the local league, which shows a great advance.

The Mexicans are somewhat beaten, because they changed their technical direction. After qualifying for the World Cup in Costa Rica in March by being runners-up in the Concacaf qualifier under the orders of a benchmark in women’s soccer in Mexico such as Maribel Domínguez, who left the reins of the country due to differences with the Mexican Federation soccer. Ana Galindo, who was in the Sub-17, will take charge of the 21 summoned.

Moving on to Germany, in the senior category they are current runners-up in Europe with an impressive combination of experience and youth, and it is a difficult rival to face. Colombia already faced the Germans in 2010, a negative result of 3-1 against. In her second World Cup, she will have to find a way to beat the Teutonics.

Against New Zealand, as well as against Mexico, it will be the first time they will meet. The New Zealanders have an important background on the ocean floor and are recurrent representatives of the continent in these world championships.

Colombia had its first training in Costa Rica, Linda Caicedo, Gabriela Rodríguez and Gisela Robledo, point guard of the senior team, will join later to complete the 21 players under the orders of Carlos Paniagua. Ángela Barón, also one of the Copa América runners-up, arrived earlier, as she did not debut in the South American national team contest.

Before traveling to Costa Rica, Colombia was going to face its counterpart from Nigeria in Barranquilla, but the Nigerians could not reach Colombian soil. The Africans share Group C with France, Canada and South Korea. However, before making their debut against Germany on Wednesday August 10, they will have a friendly against Australia who are seeded in Group A with the Ticos, Spain and Brazil. The preparation match will be on Friday, August 5 at 11 a.m. Colombian time behind closed doors.



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