Philippines beat New Zealand 1-0 to 1st Women's World Cup win
Sariana Bolden’s header in 24th minute was the country’s 1st ever goal in the competition’s history
By Emre Asikci
ISTANBUL (AA) - The Philippines beat New Zealand 1-0 to claim their first ever Women's World Cup win on Tuesday.
The Filipino women's team tasted a narrow win, thanks to a first-half header by California-born Sarina Bolden at the Wellington Regional Stadium.
Her header in 24th minute was the country’s first ever goal in the competition’s history.
Switzerland top the group A with four points, New Zealand and the Philippines have three each, while Norway have one point.
Meanwhile, in Group H, Colombia beat South Korea 2-0 to jump to the 2nd place in the standings.
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