Young Matildas Triumph in Costa Rica: FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Opener

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In a triumphant start to the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, the Young Matildas defeated Costa Rica 3-1 in their opening game.

The Australian side, led by captain Sheridan Gallagher, started brightly and put constant pressure on the Costa Rican goalkeeper.

How can you support the Young Matildas?

You can support the Young Matildas by attending their games, cheering them on online, or donating to their cause. Also, betting for your favorite teams is a nonconventional but trendy way. You can try sports betting NZ and support the Young Matildas. You can also follow them on social media for all the latest news and updates. The Young Matildas are next in action against Finland on Sunday, 23 September at 12:00 am AEST.

FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

The FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup is the biennial championship for women’s football teams that are younger than 20 years old. FIFA organizes this tournament, and different national teams compete in it. This will be the 12th time that this event has taken place.

The tournament will be held in Costa Rica from March 2020. A total of 16 teams will compete in the tournament, with Australia qualifying automatically as host. The remaining 15 places will be determined through various continental competitions.

Australia is currently ranked sixth in the world by FIFA and will be looking to improve on their best ever performance at a Women’s World Cup, which was a quarterfinal finish at USA 1999.

Predictions

The Young Matildas are one of the top contenders to win the 2020 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup. So make sure you follow the Young Matildas’ progress at the 2020 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup!

They are sure to put on a great show and could go all the way to lifting the trophy.

Bottom Line

It’s great to see the Young Matildas getting off to a winning start at the World Cup. They showed plenty of promise in their opening game against Costa Rica and will no doubt be looking to build on that performance in their next match. Let’s hope the Young Matildas can continue their good form and make a deep run in this year’s World Cup.

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Christian Layland
Christian is co-founder and Chief of Staff of The Football Sack and has worked in media/marketing for FIFA, AFC, Football Australia, Western Sydney Wanderers, and Melbourne Victory. Also a coach, Christian has been on the Y-League coaching staff for Wanderers, and the A-League coaching staff for Central Coast Mariners.

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