By Jennifer Domínguez
The matches for qualification to the Regionals were held on March 13th. Both matches, boys and girls, took place at our institution. The girls’ team faced ESEF (the College of Physical Education). ITAM was leading during the last three halves of the match thus earning them a 6-2 victory and our Institution´s qualification to the Regionals. The girls’ team also earned first place in the group. The boys’ team also faced UPN (the National Pedagogical University). Despite being down a player and losing with a score of 6-5 , the team were able to tie and pass to the shoot-outs round. Due to their outstanding performance, they were able to recover in the shootouts with a 2-0 lead causing them to qualify to the Regionals.
In the Regional tournament, organized by the National Sports Council for Education (CONDDE), the top 8 teams from the central area (Mexico City, Guerrero, the State of Mexico, and Morelos) , will create two groups of four teams each. At the end of the tournament, , the top 2 teams in each group will go to the semifinals and, they will automatically qualify to go through to the next round at the National University which will be held in the city of Puebla.
Regional stage calendar
April 11st -16:45 p.m. ITAM vs. UNAM At CU
April 12th -10:15 a.m. ITAM vs. Fes Aragón At ITAM
April 13th 15:.00 p.m. ITAM vs. Guerrero At CU
April 11st -13:15 p.m. ITAM vs. U. del Pedregal At ITAM
April 12th -11.30 a.m. ITAM vs. Morelos At ITAM
April 12th 17:.00 p.m. ITAM vs. UAEM At CU
Congratulations to our fast football teams, which we will be rooting for!