LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 09: Mary Fowler of Australia during the International Friendly between England Women and Australia Women at Craven Cottage on October 9, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

The Young Matildas have recorded their first win in the second phase of qualifying for the 2019 AFC U-19 Women’s Championships which began today in Myanmar with an 11-1 victory over Nepal.

Mary Fowler was in the spotlight with 5 goals, while Susan Phonsongkham, MelindaJ Barbieri, Rachel Lowe, Kyra Cooney-Cross, Indiah-Paige Riley, and Shadeene Evans all bagged one each.

Australia need to finish first or second in the group to secure a place in the 2019 AFC U-19 Women’s Championship scheduled for October and November this year.

Australia 11 – 0 Nepal (6-1 HT)

Fowler (4′, 7′, 15′, 34′, 54′), Phonsongkham 12′, Barbieri 36′, Lowe 67′, Cooney-Cross 78′, Riley 85′, Evans 87′.

Next up:

Myanmar U-19 v Westfield Young Matildas
Date: Sunday, 28 April 2019
Venue: Mandalarthiri Stadium, Mandalay, Myanmar
Kick-off: 7.00pm (local); 10.30pm (AEST)

Westfield Young Matildas v Uzbekistan U-19
Date: Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Venue: Mandalarthiri Stadium, Mandalay, Myanmar
Kick-off: 4.00pm (local); 7.30pm (AEST)

CHERYL DOWNES
Cheryl is Beyond 90's Editor in Chief.She has been involved in the coverage of women's football for 6.5 years. Before becoming a co-founder of Beyond 90, she was a writer, contributing editor and finally Editor-in-Chief of The Women’s Game. In that time Cheryl has covered the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, the AFC Women's Asian Cup (2014, 2018) and six seasons of the W-League.