The Italian girls’s football staff narrowly overlooked out on having an enormous harm to their captain throughout their 2d Ladies’s Global Cup fit in opposition to Jamaica on Friday.
Within the 58th minute, Jamaica was once having a look to keep away from getting close out in opposition to Italy. Jamaica ahead Khadija Shaw tried a bicycle kick to get the dramatic rating. However she as a substitute whiffed and nailed Italy defender Sara Gama within the nostril.
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Gama went down clutching her face whilst her teammates rushed round her and referred to as emergency group of workers out to the pitch. The referee stopped play whilst Gama was once attended to.
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Shaw gained a yellow card and later was once noticed apologizing to Gama over the errant kick.
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Each avid gamers stayed within the fit. Italy gained Five-Zero, with striker Cristiana Girelli making historical past when she scored her nation’s first hat trick.