South Africa and Jamaica have advanced to the round of 16 at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia-New Zealand 2023 in dramatic fashion.
South Africa earned a dramatic 3-2 victory over Italy in their Group G match on Sunday at Regional Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand, thanks to a late Katlana strike in stoppage time.
South Africa, who were knocked out of their first World Cup in France in 2019 after losing all three games, advance to the round of 16 with one win, one draw and four points, second in the group behind Sweden (three wins and nine points).
It was their first-ever main draw victory and a spot in the round of 16. Italy was eliminated in third place with a 1-2-2 record (3 points).
Earlier in the day, Sweden beat Argentina 2-0 to advance to the round of 16 on aggregate.
In Group G, France defeated Panama 6-3 to advance to the round of 16 with a 2-1 record (7 points) and first place in the group.
Brazil’s exit is shocking. Brazil, ranked 바카라사이트 eighth in the FIFA rankings, was eliminated from the group after drawing 0-0 with Jamaica in their final game.
Jamaica finished second in the group behind France with one win and two draws (5 points). Brazil settled for third place with one win, one draw, and one loss (four points).
Panama, playing in their first World Cup, finished with three losses.