Corinthians striker reveals that he was surprised by the call-up for the Brazilian Women’s Team

Corinthians striker reveals that he was surprised by the call-up for the Brazilian Women’s Team
Corinthians striker reveals that he was surprised by the call-up for the Brazilian Women’s Team

Jaqueline is with the Brazilian Women’s Team in South Africa. The player was called up by Pia Sundhage to play two friendlies against the African team on FIFA’s September dates. The Corinthians athlete spoke about the opportunity with the hopscotch and revealed that she was surprised.

It was a surprise I did not expect, I was very happy. It’s great to be here, I’m very happy for the opportunity. I’m going to work hard to stay here and I hope to do my best to come back more often, it’s important to keep working and dedicating myself”, said Jaqueline.

The first of the two friendlies took place this Friday. Playing in Johannesburg, capital of South Africa, the Brazilian team beat the opponent by 3-0. The next match against the African team will be on Monday, at 1 pm, in the same stadium.

In the Brazilian National Team, the 22-year-old striker found colleagues from the times she played for the Brazil Under-20 team such as Micaelly, Duda Sampaio, Ary, Kerolin and Geise. Jaqueline spoke about the reunion with these players.

“I’m very happy for them and for myself, we’ve been through many things together and I hope to continue here with them to experience more things together. I feel ready for my debut, it will be an honor to wear this shirt and represent my country. my best!”, said the player.

In addition to Jaqueline, three other Corinthians athletes were also called up by Pia Sundhage: Tamires, Adriana and Gabi Portilho. Natasha was also called, the goalkeeper belongs to Timão, but was on loan to Flamengo until the beginning of September.

The call-up reflects the good phase of Jaqueline with the Corinthians shirt. This season, the player played 23 matches and scored five goals. The striker won the Women’s Supercup title, held in February.

Currently, Timão disputes the semifinals of the Brazilian Women’s Championship. In the first leg, the club beat Palmeiras 2-1 at Neo Química Arena. Jaqueline scored one of the goals. The return match will be next Saturday, at 2 pm, at Allianz Parque.

See more at: Jaqueline, Corinthians Feminino and Corinthians na Seleo.

The article is in Portuguese

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