The two teams engaged in a thrilling contest that started with a twenty minutes delay due to a heavy downpour and effectively cancelled out each other’s moves with Sabastine hitting the decider just five minutes before the final whistle.
South Korea came out on top in group C standings as they gained three points with this win followed by Nigeria at second with the same number of points. France and Canada moved to third and fourth place, respectively.
Moreover, the defending champions Japan started their campaign in style as they beat Netherlands 1-0 in a group D match at Alajuela.
The Dutch side failed to recover after Japan’s Yuzuki Yamamoto scored in the 29th minute to put her team in a commanding position with a 1-0 lead.
With the incredible victory, Japan secured the second position in Group D, behind the group leaders USA with the same number of points, whereas, the Netherlands and Ghana are positioned third and fourth, respectively with zero points.