The women’s national team of Macedonia opened the women’s EURO qualifiers with a heavy 0:9 loss against Italy.
The match was played at the Goce Delcev stadium in Prilep. The women of Italy dominated and dismantled their counterparts from Macedonia with a 9:0 victory. Italy scored six goals in the 1st half before adding three more goals after the break. Daniela Sabatino led the way for Italy with a hat trick.
Macedonia finds itself in Group 1 and next faces Greece on 26 October. The other members of the group include Russia, Italy, Greece, Poland, and Bosnia.
Lineup for Macedonia: Chakmakoska (37′ Kostova), S. Andonova, Mileska, Mitrevska, Rochi, Petrova (46′ Naumoska), Brahimi (c), N. Andonova, Salihi, Georgieva, Stojanova (46′ Smilkovska).