Kerri Einarson won the women’s soccer play-off spot in the world


Canada’s Kerri Einarson ended the round-robin schedule with a 11-5 loss to Denmark’s Madeleine Dupont on Friday but still secured a spot in the knockout stages at the women’s cunt championships. world.

Her Manitoba-based Val Sweeting, Shannon Birchard and Briane Harris, defeated Dilsat Yildiz of Turkey 10-4 earlier in the day, cutting the six-team playoff 7-7. 5.

After conceding Denmark in eight innings, Canada secured a spot in the qualifying match a short time later when American Tabitha Peterson lost a decisive 10-6 to South Korea’s Seungyoun Ha.

“We’re going to have some nervous moments waiting here, but we know there are a lot of scenarios here that we’ll still get through,” Birchard said.

Canada was set to find out its seeding on Friday following the completion of a final round-robin draw at Goransson Arena.

Defending champion Silvana Tirinzoni (11-0) of Switzerland previously took first place in a 13-team standings and was one of only two to reach the semi-finals.

Entering the games late, Norway’s Marianne Roervik and Sweden’s Anna Hasselborg drew in second place 7-4. Canada is followed by Stefania Constantini of Italy and Satsuki Fujisawa of Japan with a score of 7-5.

The Americans missed the opportunity with a score of 6-6.

The qualifying and semi-final matches are scheduled for Saturday and the medal matches are for Sunday.

Einarson won bronze at last year’s world knockouts in Prince George, BC Canada has not won a gold at this competition since 2018 when Jennifer Jones won in North Bay, Ont.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on March 24, 2023.

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