Mexico Wins A Pair In WMF World Cup

Mexico National Team after defeating Romania - Photo courtesy of Futbol Wichita
Mexico National Team after defeating Romania – Photo courtesy of Futbol Wichita

Action got underway this weekend in the first-ever WMF World Cup, hosted in the United States. Group B started at the Allen Events Center on Saturday then moved to Hartman Arena Sunday afternoon. Mexico earned two victories to top the group with one opening round match remaining.

European champion Romania provided a strong challenge to the tournament favorite, leading 2-1 just before halftime. Two games in 21 hours plus travel seemed to take its toll on the Romanians in the second half as Mexico pulled away for a 7-3 victory.

Saturday results:

  • Mexico 9 – 1 GermanyFMF7FR_negro
  • India 0 – 21 Romania

Sunday results:

  • Germany 29 – 1 India
  • Mexico 7 – 3 Romania

Monday schedule:

5:30 PM- Czech Republic vs El Salvador (Ontario, CA)

6:00 PM- Mexico vs India (Wichita, KS)

7:00 PM- Brazil vs Russia (Rochester, NY)

7:30 PM- Canada vs Serbia (Taylor, MI)

7:30 PM- Germany vs Romania (Wichita, KS)

7:30 PM- USA vs Kazakhstan (Ontario, CA)

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Author: Scott Ludwig

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