We beat Guyana 5-0 tonight, in the opening game of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Houston, Texas. The score should have been by more. I am not trying to be disrespectful to our opponents, but we were by far the more dominant team tonight. Ashley Lawrence our goal scoring machine, had notched her hat trick by the 46th minute.
Our win tonight was made doubly special by the fact that our very own Desiree Scott earned her 100th cap tonight. In my opinion, Desi is the best holding midfield in the world, and her earning this milestone cap is a testament to the extraordinary player she is. Well done to her and I can’t wait to watch her next 100, she is a Canadian superstar!
We might have been frustrated by not scoring more tonight, but the win is what we came for. Teams grow throughout tournaments and we are looking to improve each and every game. We had a ton of chances tonight, and all we lacked was that final clinical touch. We will be better on the 14th. February.