Gothia Cup

Hammarby IF G12 kept calm and won the gold

Hammarby IF-FC New England G12 (4-3)

The Swedish team Hammarby IF managed to withstand the pressure and secured the gold in the G12 category. This came after a 4-3 victory against the American team FC New England.

Just four minutes into the game, the goal fest began. Chrisoula Triantafillidou opened the scoring, giving a fantastic start for the Swedes. However, their lead was short-lived as New England equalized just a minute later.

The match was a closely fought battle between two teams that demonstrated why they deserved a spot in the final of the Gothia Cup. By halftime, Hammarby had notched not one but two goals.

In the beginning of the second half, New England made a comeback by reducing the lead to 3-2. They had opportunities to equalize, but it was the standout player of the match, Chrisoula Triantafillidou, who scored her third goal of the day instead.

-It was nerve-wracking and close; the other team gave us a real challenge. However, this team is excellent in every way, and we held on. To score three goals in a final and be named the player of the match is amazing; I am so happy, said the match's standout player, Chrisoula Triantafillidou.