Portugal is World Champion of University Women’s futsal

    The team of “Quinas” won the penalties against Brazil.

    Portuguese came to be losing by four goals.

    Portugal triumphed, this Sunday, in the final of the Women’s Futsal World University Championship, against Brazil in the penalties and is the new university futsal world champion

    The Brazilian team came on strong and in the first minute opened the scoring, but Angélica Alves, with a header, at three minutes, reestablished equality.

    In a very disputed game, Brazil scored again the minute after the Portuguese goal, putting the result at 2-1 and until the break they would score 3 more times, thus ending the first half winning by 5-1

    In the second half, however, Portugal entered determined and with determination, to take revenge on the first half. It was then that the group of “quinas”, with the example of belief and quality, revealed all its existing soul and Angélica Alves scored again and made it 5-2.
    Portugal continued to pressure the Brazilian team, and showed that it was not there to lose its goal, and scored the 5-3 through Catarina Ribeiro.

    Closer and closer to the final whistle, Portugal would reduce to 42 seconds from the end by carolina pereira, leading the Portuguese fans present in the pavilion to believe that it was possible and that it came to fruition with another great goal from Leninha 2 seconds from the end.
    It was 5-5 on top of the final whistle of the match, taking everything to extra time.

    During this period, the ball did not enter any of the goals, having to resort to penalties to find the big winner. There, Portugal didn’t miss a single one and benefited from Brazil having missed its fifth shot to win the university world title in Women’s Futsal.

    The university men’s futsal team was also very well qualified, achieving third place in the World Championship, bringing the Bronze medal to Portugal and which also makes us very proud.

    Congratulations, you are a great pride and you represented Portugal very well. What an achivement!

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