Maria Midbust Joranli. That is the name of the first goal scorer of Gothia Cup 2017. 08.03 AM was the time when Maria gave her team, Lilleström SK from Norway, the lead in the opening game against Brommapojkarna.
It was a little bit windy this Monday morning at the football fields of Åby, when Gothia Cup started for the 43rd time. In the game between Brommapojkarna and Lilleström (G12) was it a speedy opening of the game were the Norwegians started in a good way. Maria Midbust Joranli, with nummer six on her jersey, got the big honor to became the first goal scorer of Gothia Cup 2017.
“It feels great”, says Maria in an interview with GothiaTV after the game.
However, the happiness for the first goal was short-lived. Brommapojkarna could equalize and a couple of minutes later, also taking the lead. In the second half, Brommapojkarna showed strength and extended their lead twice. Lilleström left the game with a 4–1 defeat. But it was quite easy to move on afterwards, since the nice awarding, ‘Gothia Cup first goalscorer 2017’.
“They were a good team (Brommapojkarna) I want to score more goals now”, says Maria.