Saint Lucia secure first victory in Road to W Gold Cup

Saint Lucia secured their first victory in the Group B of League C of the Road to W Gold Cup on Tuesday afternoon

Saint Lucia secure first victory in Road to W Gold Cup
Saint Lucia secure first victory in Road to W Gold Cup

Castries, Saint Lucia: Saint Lucia secured their first victory in the Group B of League C of the Road to W Gold Cup on Tuesday afternoon. The national women’s football team lead the way in a 5-1 win against Guadeloupe at the Stade Pierre-Aliker in Fort-de-France.

The victory for Saint Lucia was made accessible by Arnicka Louis who scored four goals in the match. The country captured its first victory in the tournament and returned back to the game. The football team has lost its first match against Cuba in the league C.

While taking 1-0 lead in the first one minute, Shamalyn Albert made a dashing run down the left flank. She further crossed for Louis who had an easy finish into net. The goal has been marked the earliest goal in the stage of the Road to W Gold Cup group.

However, Guadeloupe national team tried its best and gained chance to goal in its 20’s. Again, Saint Lucia’s GK Kenna Lionel did enough to parry it off the post and out of play.

Guadeloupe captured another chance to score in which Lepante ended up score one goal for the team. After that, Saint Lucia has also returned to the game and Louis again came into form and scored an incredible goal in the 70-yard run, offering 2-1 lad to the team.

While completing her hat trick, Arnicka Louis scored another goal in less than two minutes into the second half. The score of the team has touched 3-1 during the second half.

Louis then capped off her memorable outing and took the game to its excellent finish in the 80’. She took another 4-1 lead into the match.

Further, the 5-1 lead was taken by Eartha Pond with a long ball and Ellaisa Marquis polishing things off with a goal.

CONCACAF Road to W Gold Cup has been staging matches between CONCACAF nations for the Gold Cup of the women’s football team.