Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Huitema Helps Canada to 2-0 Win over South Korea at Under-17 Women's World Cup

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Huitema Helps Canada to 2-0 Win over South Korea at Under-17 Women's World Cup

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Huitema helps Canada to 2-0 win over Korea

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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Captain Jordyn Huitema scored in the 59th minute and Canada went on to a 2-0 win over South Korea on Saturday to remain undefeated at the under-17 women's World Cup.

The win moved the Canadians into first place in Group D with Spain and Colombia playing later Saturday.

"We played a very strong South Korean team and I think we saw that in the first 45 minutes. They definitely were pinning us back in our half in the first half," said head coach Rhian Wilkinson. "This is a team I'm so proud to be the coach of, obviously there was a red card but they also turned the game around and showed who they really were; resilient. Fantastic team performance today."

After a corner, Huitema's volley of the deflected ball arced over the head of Korean goalkeeper Jiyeon Kang. …

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