Villarreal CF women’s team has been crowned champion of the COTIF Women’s 2022 after beating the Argentinian national team 2-1. The ‘groguet’ team was able to prepare excellently at the Soccer Inter-Action facilities to become champions. Moreover, in a special edition. The tenth of the championship
The ‘groguet’ team won thanks to Sheila Guijarro’s brace. In seven minutes she scored twice to give Villarreal CF the lead. The Argentinian goal was scored by Rocío Bueno, but it was not enough to win the tournament.
Villarreal CF at the COTIF Women’s Championship
The COTIF Women’s 2022 has been a high level tournament. Many prepared teams fought in L’Alcúdia to win one of the most prestigious summer championships. The preparation was important and that is why the two teams hosted at the SIA Center reached the final.
How was the first part?
The final of the COTIF Women’s 2022 between Villarreal CF and Argentina was one of goals, intensity and a lot of interest. The match started with a lot of respect from both sides. It then led to continuous chances for both teams until the final whistle.
It was in the 31st minute that Villarreal CF’s joy began. Sheila Guijarro scored a fine goal from the edge of the area to open the scoring. Eight minutes later she took advantage of a good pass from Fatou Kanteh to make it 2-0. It was all to play for at half-time.
What was the second half like?
In the second half, the Argentinian national team got their act together to come back in the final. They came close and soon got the first stone on the road. Bueno made it 2-1 and there was a chance to equalise. Even so, the tempo was constantly halted and this was to Villarreal CF’s advantage.
Villarreal were on top of their game in defence and were able to put the brakes on the Argentina team. Nothing stopped the ‘Groguet’ club, who celebrated their first COTIF Women’s championship in style. In the tenth edition, the most special of all.
Villarreal CF at SIA Academy
The Villarreal Club de Fútbol women’s team stayed at the Soccer Inter-Action facilities to compete in the COTIF. Because of the proximity and the possibility of training in the best conditions. Both on natural and artificial turf football pitches. An extra to be able to be champions.
Training at the highest level
Villarreal CF was able to stay in the luxurious facilities of SIA Academy. They trained daily on the Soccer Inter-Action football pitches. In addition to being able to rest on the same premises. No transport or worries other than training every day and playing at the highest level.
The SIA Academy facilities allowed Villarreal CF to analyse each opponent. The video analysis room allowed the coaching staff to bring out the full potential of the players. They were also able to train with state-of-the-art technology in a competitive environment.
High level week
Villarreal CF enjoyed a week at the highest level. It started with a 6-0 win over SPA Alicante to put their championship bid on the line. Sheila scored her first brace, in addition to goals from Lara Mata, Belén and Llompi. A goal with which to advance to the semi-finals against Elche CF.
La semifinal fue dura y reñida, pero consiguieron vencer. Un tanto de Estefa tras alcanzar un buen pase de Belén puso la justicia en el marcador. El Villarreal se adelantó al Elche por merecimiento. Tras sufrir en el segundo tiempo, pudieron mantener la ventaja.