Macedonia celebrated away to Kazakhstan to finish the EURO 2022 qualifiers with two wins out of eight matches, enough for 4th place in the group.
photo by KFF: Andonova at the match
Macedonian women’s national team earlier today defeated Kazakhstan on the road with 3:0 in their last qualifying match. It was only the second win with the previous being also against this opponent, 4:1 in Skopje a year ago.
All three goals were scored in the opening 45 minutes with Gentjana Rochi scoring a brace, both after great assists by Natasha Andonova, while the third goal was netted by Elma Shemsovikj.
For Macedonia played: Magdalena Lekovska; Julija Zhivikj, Maja Angelovska, Sara Kolarovska, Sandis Polozhani (90′ Ane Bosheska); Elma Shemsovikj, Aleksandar Ristovska (90′ Sara Husein); Gentjana Rochi (45′ Hava Mustafa), Natasha Andonova (C), Teodora Dimoska (71′ Dragana Gegova); Afrodita Salihi (90′ Sara Velkova).
The whole match (goals at 21:16, 44:25 & 47:32):
These qualifiers Macedonia recorded some bad results including a humiliating 11:0 defeat by powerhouse France.
Austria – Macedonia 3:0
Macedonia – Kazakhstan 4:1
Macedonia – Serbia 0:6
Macedonia – Austria 0:3
Serbia – Macedonia 8:1
Macedonia – France 0:7
France – Macedonia 11:0
Kazakhstan – Macedonia 0:3
This is not the final standings as there is one more match left, but it won’t affect Macedonia.