Taiwan’s women beaten by Thailand, miss qualifying spot

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 09, 2017
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter

Taiwan’s “Mulan” national women’s soccer team lost to Thailand 1-0 on Friday, failing to

Thailand’s Taneekarn Dangda, right, controls the ball as Palestine goalkeeper Anwar Shaikh attempts a save during their Group C qualifying match for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup in the West Bank on Monday. Photo: AFP

advance from Group C qualifiers for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup in Jordan next year.

Thailand secured top spot in Group C with the win after a goal from a free-kick by striker Suchawadee Nildhamrong in the third minute at the Faisal al-Husseini International Stadium in the West Bank, Palestine.

Suchawadee just missed out on another goal when she blazed just over the crossbar.

The Mulan pressed for an equalizer, but Thailand goalkeeper Waraporn Boonsing made saves on shots by midfielders Chen Yen-ping and Yu Hsiu-chin before halftime.    [FULL  STORY]

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