BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – THE Federation’s female team competing in the final round of the Confederation of North, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF) was again hammered; this time 6-nil by Mexico in Texas.
Despite a much better performance than in their 11–nil maul by Canada last Wednesday (Jan. 29), the team was unable to handle the speed and power of the Mexicans.
Team St. Kitts and Nevis quickly found itself behind when Kiana Palacios netted in the 2nd minute.
Jimena Lopez Fuentes then doubled the lead in the 4th minute before Sandra Mayor converted a penalty, putting the Mexicans up 3-0 inside 10 minutes.
It did not get any better for the Sugar Girls as Renae Cuella found the back of the net in the 22nd minute before scoring her second in the 51st.
Liliana Mercado then put an end to the script for team St. Kitts and Nevis when she scored in the 76th minute – ending the drubbing 6-0.
With the defeat, team St. Kitts and Nevis has been does not have a chance of progressing to the next round, as they are rooted at the bottom of the group.
Meanwhile, Canada continued its dominance in the group by trouncing Jamaica 9-nil.
The Canadians are now qualified for the semi-final round of the competition.