Las Diablas defeated South Africa in their Junior World Cup debut


The Diablas had a triumphant debut at the Junior Field Hockey World Cup in Chile, after defeating their counterpart from South Africa narrowly.

The Devils the national team of field hockey debuted with a victory against his pair of South Africa in it Junior World Cup which is disputed in our country.

In the first meeting between the two teams in the competition, the locals won with the minimum score (1-0) thanks to the goal of Josefina Gutierrez.

The South Africans began to dominate the duel, but as the minutes passed, the national team gained confidence and took the ball.

So, at 27 minutes, Gutiérrez found space and, with an impeccable half turn, he determined to open the scoring.

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Chile almost increased the score with a short corner, but the attack was poor and the scoreboard stopped moving.

On the part of South Africa, although they had a chance to score in the second half, the good answers of the goalkeeper. Montserrat Araya They prevent the achievement of parity.

With victory, Las Diablas leads group A taking advantage of the tie, in the early hours, between australian and the champions of Netherlands.

The next duel with Chile is this Thursday, November 30, starting at 8:30 p.m., against Australia.