FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 – Second Round
China vs Cameroon 1-0
Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton – Saturday, June 20
China moved on to the quarter-finals of FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 after a second round victory over Cameroon in Edmonton Saturday.
China joins Germany in the quarter-finals. Germany advanced thanks to a 4-1 victory over Sweden in Ottawa in the day’s first match.
Wang Shanshan scored the game’s only goal in the 12th minute after a composed set up from Li Dongna.
Cameroon were only the second African nation to advance past the first round of the Women’s World Cup – Nigeria did it in 1999.
The match marked China’s sixth venture into the Women’s World Cup second-round.
China will now play the winner of Monday’s match between USA and Columbia in the quarter finals. That match is set for Friday, June 26 in Ottawa.