Guam advances in regional soccer qualifier
by Dave Delgado
Guam - In youth soccer from the AFC U16 Women's Championship qualifier at the Guam Football Association National Training Center, Team Guam taking on Chinese Taipei. Both teams entered the game with wins over Hong Kong. Team Guam defeated Hong Kong 1-0 in their first match of the tournament while Chinese Taipei beat Hong Kong in their first game 7-0. Our girl's u-16 national team would fall to the visiting Chinese Taipei team 9-0 in the dead rubber match Group D qualifier.
Even with the loss, Guam's 1-0 win over Hong Kong on Tuesday, coupled with Chinese Taipei's 7-0 win over Hong Kong on Thursday, secured the home team's spot in the next round of the tournament to be played in November 2013. The top two teams from each group advances to the next round.