Moravia crowned UNCAF women’s champion
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Moravia (pictured) celebrates after winning the UNCAF Women's Inter-Club Championship title on May 29, 2016, in Pavas, San Jose, Costa Rica. 

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – Moravia earned a 1-0 win over UNIFUT in the final of the inaugural UNCAF Women’s Inter-Club Championship on Sunday at the rain-soaked Estadio Ernesto Rohrmoser.

Daniela Coto struck for the only goal in the 12th minute, with a brilliantly executed free kick with her left foot from the right side.

A severe storm in the 26th minute forced referee Melissa Perez to suspend play for 45 minutes, but when both sides returned to the field, only the excellent UNIFUT goalkeeper Yoselin Franco prevented Moravia from widening its advantage. The Guatemala international thwarted Coto and then Karla Villalobos, who entered the game with two tournament goals.

Perez issued the first of two second-half red cards to UNIFUT’s Kellin Mayen in the 49th minute for a second yellow card, while Naomi Molina of Moravia suffered the identical fate in the 77th minute.

Moravia completed the competition with an overall record of 3W-0D-1L, while UNIFUT compiled the same mark. 

UNCAF Women’s Inter-Club Championship

May 29, 2016: Estadio Ernesto Rohrmoser – Pavas, San Jose, Costa Rica (Att: 517)

Moravia-UNIFUT 1-0 (1-0)

Daniela Coto 12’ 

Moravia: Dinnia Diaz; Yesmi Rodriguez, Mariana Benavides, Naomi Molina, Maria Morales, Karla Villalobos, Paula Castillo, Priscilla Barrientos, Mariela Campos, Andrea Godinez (Karla Portilla 24’), Daniela Coto. Head Coach: Paul Mayorga 

UNIFUT: Yoselin Franco; Danielle Krohn, Gloria Aguilar, Vivian Herrera, Marilyn Rivera, Aisha Solorzano, Alison Garcia (Cinthya Lopez 41’), Kellin Mayen, Pamela Monterroso, Kimberly de Leon Giron, Celeste Gatica. Head Coach: Benjamin Monterroso 

R: Melissa Perez (Panama); AR1: Elizabeth Aguilar (El Salvador); AR2: Mayling Chavarria (Nicaragua); 4th: Cibeles Miranda (El Salvador)

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2016 UNCAF Women’s Inter-Club Championship

Estadio Ernesto Rohrmoser – Pavas, San Jose, Costa Rica

May 24-29, 2016 

GROUP A: Saprissa (Costa Rica), Universidad (Honduras), Pares (Guatemala)

GROUP B: UNIFUT (Guatemala), UNAN (Nicaragua), Moravia (Costa Rica)

GROUP A

Team GP W D L GF GA P
 Saprissa 2 2 0 0 6
 Universidad 0 2 6 3
 Pares 1
        

Results
May 24, 2016
Saprissa 4, Pares 0
Fabiola Villalobos 31’, 71’; Katherine Alvarado 40’; Cristin Granados 53’

May 25, 2016
Pares 1, Universidad 2
Niurka Oliva 69’ / Dulce Aguilar 9’; Waleska Amaya 63’

May 26, 2016
Universidad 0, Saprissa 5
Fabiola Villalobos 26’; Valeria del Campo 67’; Cristin Granados 69’, 77’; Maria Paula Elizondo 80’ 

GROUP B

TeamGPWDLGFGAP
UNIFUT2205 2 6
Moravia 2 1 0 16 5 
UNAN 2  0 0215
         

Results
May 24, 2016
Moravia 4, UNAN 1
Maria Morales 38’; Maria Fernanda Barrantes 55’; Naomi Molina 63’, 70’ / Andrea Lopez 18’

May 25, 2016
UNAN 0, UNIFUT 1
Marilyn Rivera 30’

May 26, 2016
UNIFUT 4, Moravia 2
Celeste Gatica 3’; Vivian Herrera 55’; Marilyn Rivera 65’; Cinthya Lopez 70’ / Maria Fernanda Barrantes 27’; Maria Morales 59’

SEMIFINALS

May 28, 2016

UNIFUT 2, Universidad 0

Vivian Herrera 6’; Cinthya Lopez 40’+2 pen 

Saprissa 2, Moravia 3

Katherine Alvarado 7’ pen; Cristin Granados 9’ / Karla Villalobos 12’, 68’; Yesmi Rodriguez 26’  

FINAL

May 29, 2016

Moravia 1, UNIFUT 0

Daniela Coto 12’ 

* all games were 80 minutes in duration