Usme leads Colombia to first World Cup quarter-finals

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Usme leads Colombia to first World Cup quarter-finals

Colombia secured their first Women’s World Cup quarter-final spot with a 1-0 victory over Jamaica on Tuesday. Catalina Usme’s goal in the 51st minute sent Colombian fans into a frenzy and set up a clash with England in the next round. Coach Nelson Abadia expressed the significance of this achievement, stating that they are representing the entire continent of South America and aiming to make history. The match, which was initially physical and tense, exploded into action after Usme’s breakthrough, with both teams attacking relentlessly. Jamaica’s ‘Reggae Girlz’ fought hard but ultimately bowed out, proud of their progress in reaching the knockout phase for the first time. Despite facing a pay dispute and resorting to crowdfunding, the Jamaican players performed admirably. Lorne Donaldson, their coach, acknowledged Colombia’s superior performance and credited them for being ready to play. Jamaica’s solid defense was broken by Ana Maria Guzman’s cross, which Usme skillfully converted into a goal. Although Jamaica had a chance to equalize, their efforts were thwarted by Colombia’s strong defense. In the end, Colombia held on to their lead and secured the victory.

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