​ Pepes did well to get 2nd: coach

first_imgThe girls were unbeaten in the group matches but lost the last two matches against Northern Ireland to have to settle for silver.Coach Rokoura said the team went on a mission to make sure they finished  in the top two and they did that by beating Botswana in our last group game.“For the girls to get to the finals is just amazing, we achieved our mission coming here to be in the top two.“The girls performed, they didn’t let Northern Ireland run away with the ball and we’re very proud of the girls’ performance, they never stopped and they carried on right to the last whistle,” said Rokoura.Pepes have improved their ranking from fifth last year to second place in the tournament.A total of six teams took part in the tournament namely China, Botswana, home teams Singapore Invitational and Singapore, Northern Ireland and PNG.last_img read more