Date: Apr 11, 2019
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter
Michelle Pao yesterday scored a brace as the Taiwanese women’s national team triumphed 4-1 over Iran and seized first place in Group C of the second round of the Asian Football Confederation Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
Before yesterday’s final group match at Grand Hamad Stadium in Doha, both sides had vowed to go all-out for the win, as only the top team in each group advances to the next round of qualifying for next year’s Tokyo Games.
It was Taiwan who made the most of their opportunities to score three goals in the first half.
Attacking midfielder Pao took a pass on the left and lashed home to put Taiwan ahead in the 12th minute. [FULL STORY]