U20WWC: Falconets Dashes China’s Hope, Proceeds To Quarter Finals

 U20WWC: Falconets Dashes China’s Hope, Proceeds To Quarter Finals
Falconets Nigeria’s Falconets will face  Spain in the quarter finals of the 2018 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France on Thursday.
 Paul Danjuma’s side played out a 1-all draw with China in their final group game played on monday  .
It was the seventh time the Falconets have reached the quarter-finals of the tournament.
An individual effort from Zhang Linyan gave China the lead in the 41st minute after she skipped past two Falconets defenders before sending the goalkeeper,Chiamaka Nnadozie the wrong way.
Rasheedat Ajibade tapped in a cross in additional time to send the Falconets through to the final eight of the tournament.
In the other group game, Germany defeated Haiti 3-2 to seal top spot in group D.
Germany won the group with nine points while Nigeria finished second with four points from three games and a superior goals difference over China who came third. Fourth placed Haiti recorded no points after three games.

Mariam Harun

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