In a gripping finale, Boca became the new champion of the YPF 2023 Women’s Tournament -for the third time in a row- after defeat UAI Urquiza 1-0 with a goal from Estefanía Palomar, at the Libertadores de América Stadium.
Before an audience of 3,500 people at the Libertadores de América Stadiuma match was played that promised to be a great show for the fans and it did not disappoint.
On the one hand, those led by Florencia Quiñones, With a good present in the tournament, they went in search of revenge after being defeated by the Van on the penultimate date. On the other, the Villa Lynch Warriors tried to get the sixth star.
The Xeneizes they took control and set the pace of the game during the initial minutes, until the first and only goal of the game came from Estefanía Palomar, who won with a header at 11 in the first half.
— Public Television (@TV_Publica) June 30, 2023
Once at a disadvantage UAI Urquiza tried to reverse the result but could not against the safety and character of goalkeeper Laurina Oliveros.
Then at 37 minutes, there was a worrying moment with Idanis Mendoza, who could not continue after a clash with Estefanía Palomar. after a great gesture of solidarity from the rival team to protect the image of the UAI player, she left on a stretcher and was transferred to the Fiorito Hospital.
In the plugin, the situation did not change for both teams that had almost no arrivals of danger in the rival area and finally the Gladiators won 1-0 and were crowned champions.
— Boca Juniors Women’s Soccer (@BocaJrsFutFem) July 1, 2023
This way, Boca became the only three-time champion team in women’s football. During the season they won 15 games, drew 3 and lost just one.