13th WMC Women's Football - Fairchild Air Force Base - Washington (USA) - Day 10

 

WMC Football

 

United States overwhelms Ireland 5-0


FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, WASHINGTON (USA) - The United States trounced Ireland 5-0 during CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship in Spokane, Washington, July 19, 2022, the ninth day of the 11-day tournament.

 

Ireland goalkeeper Lauren Dunne made 12-shot saves in the first half except for one that found the net.

 

USA 1

 

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Haley Roberson scored the first goal 19 minutes in, assisted by Navy Aviation Electrician Jada Sargeant.

 

The U.S. found the net a lot more in the second half.

 

Marine Corps 1st Lt. Katie Gernsbacher knocked one into the net in minute 61. Roberson scored her second goal again a minute later.

 

USA 2

 

Army Capt. Kailey Utley scored a goal in minute 78. In minute 90, Air Force Capt. Angela Karamanos found the back of the net to seal the deal.

 

This was the last U.S. team’s game before the medals match, July 22, in which the U.S. will participate.

 

Rewatch the full game between USA and Ireland: 

 


Powered by Tabe’s five goals, Cameroon claims spot in the gold medal match


FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, WASHINGTON (USA) - Cameroon clinched its place in the 2022 World Military Women’s Football Championship gold medal game with an 8-0 rout of Belgium Tuesday night.

 

Ebika Tabe made her case for most valuable player by pouring in five goals in a single half during the victory, leading the Cameroonian women to a commanding 6-0 halftime lead.

 

CAM 2

 

The Cameroonians’ championship opponent will be decided in a 3:30 p.m. showdown between South Korea (3-0) and France (3-0) Wednesday. France can qualify for the gold medal game with a win or tie, while Korea needs a victory.

 

The high-powered Cameroon team has outscored its opponents 25-1, the lone goal allowed against the United States.

 

Despite a flurry of shots by Cameroon’s front line in the opening minutes, Belgium (0-4) managed to hold the Cameroonians at bay until the seventh minute when Tabe notched her first goal on a penalty kick that she fired into the right side of the net.

 

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Three minutes later, Tabe found the net again off a header from a right-footed pass by Awachi Wanki Rita. In the 20th minute, Tabe drove through contact to knock the ball past Belgium keeper Jolien Billens who made a noble effort in goal making nine first half saves.

 

The forward scored her fourth goal on a pass from Brigitte Yvanna Mbomozomo in the 33rd minute followed by another goal in the 45th minute off a deflected ball.

 

CAM 1

 

Cameroon forward Bongben Confidence, who has broken down defenses with her skilled passing and footwork, scored her second goal of the tournament when she fired a left-footed shot from 19 yards out.

 

Through the four pool play matches, Tabe has a tournament-leading eight goals ahead of U.S. Army 1st Lt. Haley Roberson (6).

 

Rewatch the full game between Belgium and Cameroon: 

 

 

More info on the USA Delegation to CISM website and on the Fairchild Air Force Base host website.

 

All the Games will be livestreamed on the Youtube Channel of the US Armed Forces Sports !

 

All the pictures of the event are available on the Armed Forces Sports Flickr Account !


(Source: https://armedforcessports.defense.gov/)

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