Jamaica won their first Women’s World Cup. Captain Allyson Swaby’s goal won a hard-fought match against Panama. Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz earned their first point at a Women’s World Cup with a draw against France in their opening match. They are now level on points with group leader France after beating Panama, giving them hope of reaching the knockout stages for the first time. Read out complete details about Jamaica wins Women’s World Cup 2023 down below.
Jamaica wins Women’s World Cup 2023
The first half was scoreless as both nations sought their first World Cup triumph. Jamaica attempted many shoots, but they missed the crossbar. Panama preferred to play from the back. In the second half, Jamaica’s domination paid off. Allyson Swaby scored a corner kick in the 56th minute to give her team a historic win.
The historic goal sparked field celebrations. Jamaica’s next group-stage match is against Brazil. Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw, the Reggae Girlz’s standout striker, will return after serving a one-match suspension for a red card against France. Jamaica attacked Panama through a packed midfield. Swaby’s header gave them the breakthrough after many corners and efforts on goal.
In injury time, the Reggae Girlz were awarded a penalty that could have won the game, but the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) overruled the judgment, making for a frantic conclusion. Jamaica prevailed despite Panama’s late charge to make history in women’s football.