Santos wins first ever Libertadores Cup women's tournament

09:35, October 19, 2009      

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Marta, the world's best female soccer player, inspired Santos to a 9-0 victory over Universidad de Asuncion on Sunday and their first ever title of the Libertadores Cup women's tournament.

Santos scored their first goal in the 13th minute of play when Marta crossed the ball to Maurine who headed the ball into the net. Marta then scored the team's second goal in the 16th minute off a stopped ball, sending it into the upper right angle.

As the second half kicked off, Santos scored four goals in 11 minutes, by Erika (46,56), Fran (50) and Tais (53). Before the game came go a close, Suzana scored in the 70th minute, Dani in the 77th minute and Ketlen in the 83rd minute.

Going undefeated in the tournament, Santos has won the right to play in the World Championship of club.

Third place in this year's inaugural tournament went to Formas Intimas, from Columbia, who beat Everton from Chile 2-0.

Source: Xinhua
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