‘Lady Jags’ roar from behind to a 2 – 2 exciting draw against Bermuda

first_imgIN their very first meeting in international women’s football, Guyana and Bermuda played to a 2 – 2 draw when they collide in Group ‘E’ of the CONCACAF Caribbean Qualifying tournament at the Leonora Track and Field Centre.Following the opening game of the double- header which saw Barbados clawing to a deserving 2 – 1 win over Suriname, Guyana and Bermuda took the field and didn’t disappoint the vocal crowd at the ‘West Side’ venue.Guyana’s Nathalie Nedd starting in goal, had two goalkeeping-blunders when she couldn’t had held on to two steamers from Bermuda’s Teyah Lindo.Lindo’s first goal came five minutes into the game when she caught Nedd a little off her line and fired one home from approximately 25 yards out from goal.BEATEN! Bermuda’s goalkeeper Micah Pond was beaten by Guyana’s Cameo Hazlewood’s shot in the 58th minute of their contest on Wednesday at the Leonora Track and Field Centre. (Adrian Narine photos)However, two minutes later, Brianne Dessa equalized for Guyana following a nice build up with Mariam El-Masri and Calaigh Copeland.The scores would remain levelled (1 – 1) until the 16th minute, when Lindo scored her second on the night; a long range shot taken from a free-kick.The Bermudans would hold onto the 2 – 1 advantage until the 58th minute when Cameo Hazlewood scored a free-kick which was hit too hard for Bermuda’s Micah Pond to handle in goal.Hazlewood had a suburb game attacking for Guyana and could’ve scored the winner if her first touch on a one-on-one with Pond was a little softer.Guyana will next play Suriname on Friday in a game which Coach Dr Ivan Joseph said is a must-win and one where the Lady Jags will have to show their goalscoring prowess given the fact Barbados had already secured their three points.last_img

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