Goal hero Esther Onyenezide was named Player of the Match in the Falconets’ hard fought 1-0 win against South Korea at the ongoing FIFA U-20 women’s World Cup in Costa Rica.
In Sunday’s Group C second game, Onyenezide netted a superb long range strike to seal the win and qualification into the quarter-finals.
It was the Falconets’ second group win after they opened their campaign with a 1-0 win against France.
Onyenezide is the second Falconets player to be named Player of the Match following in the footsteps of Flourish Sabastine.
Up next for the Christopher Danjuma-led team is a last group game against Canada in the early hours of Thursday.
Meanwhile in Group C other game France bounced back from the loss to the Falconets with a 3-1 against Canada.
And Africa’s other representative Ghana lost their second game after going down 2-0 to Japan.Copyright © 2021 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.