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Cuba demolish Honduras in Group C Women’s U-20 battle

first_imgSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CMC) – Cuba secured a 6-1 victory against Honduras as action in Group C of the Women’s Under-20 Championship (CUW) continued on Monday at the Estadio Olimpico Felix Sanchez here.Maristania Mengana opened the scoring for the Spanish side in the 21st minute before Analia Cespedes doubled the margin in the 44th.A Giselle Guzman own goal in the 53th minute stretched the lead to 3-0, but Honduras would pull a goal back a minute later, through Maylin Menjivar.However, any thoughts of a Honduras comeback fell by the wayside as a second goal from Cespedes, followed by goals from Katheryn Rodriguez and Cecil Aldana sealed the win for the Cubans.Earlier, in a battle of the opening match victors, the United States came away with a 4-0 win over the Dominican Republic.The U.S. was aided by a quick start, as a pair of Mia Fishel goals in the third and twelfth minutes sandwiched a score from Rebecca Jarrett in the eighth.The four-time CUW champions then capped the day with a goal in the 65th minute from Brianna Pint.last_img

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