Super Falcons X1 vs Namibia
Ibubelye, Whyt, Njoku, Ohale, Wabuoke, Okobi, Nku, Sunday, Nkwocha, Ordega
1- Nigeria kick off
7′ Nigeria playing with confident
8′ Nigeria with the first chance on goal but was whisked away by the Namibia defence
10′ Namibia in front of the space of goal by striker Coleman but went far wide
14′ Perpetua put in a cross but no one to connect with the ball
15′ A free kick to the Namiba but was booted in on target straight to the Falcons goalkeeper Whyte by the reds striker Coleman
17′ free kick to Nigeria after Esther Sunday was pulled down.
18′ delivery coming in from Njoku to an unmarked Perpetua but was wasted by the striker
19′ Glorious opportunity wasted by Perpetua Nkwocha after a miss from the Namibian defender
22′ Perpetua Nkwocha find Francesca 0rdega but collided with the namibian keeper Eixas.
25′ Namibia has played 5 shots on target while 4 shots for Nigeria, still 0-0
27′ A long range short from Namibian midfielder Adams but went wide
32- Falcons’ forward, Ordega’s cross cut out
33- Gloria Ofoegbu commits a foul. The freekick almost results to a Namibian goal but the Nigerian keeper was fouled there
35- The Falcons get a freekick at the edge of the box. GOAL! Gloria Ofoegbu’s left footed kick sails into the net
37- Goal! Francesca Ordega scores from the right wing, beating the unrushing keeper and sweeping home with a delicate touch
40- The Falcons get a throw-in after spells with the ball. They however concede a freekick
42- The Falcons get a throw-in and get a freekick. Ugo Njoku fouled
44- Nkwocha could not direct her header on goal. Esther Sunday however commits a foul
45(+3)- Three minutes added after regulation time. The injured Namibian player stretchered off
The Falcons get a throw-in.
45(+2)- First Sunday, now Nkwocha bear down at goal but their efforts are thwarted
45(+3)- The referee calls time on the first half. HT: Namibia 0-2 Nigeria.
45- Namibia kick off but Falcons now with the ball
46- A throw-in for Nigeria
47- Francesca Ordega’s shot from Ugo Njoku lobbed pass too tame, goes out
48- Peprpetua Nkwocha flagged offside
49- Nwabuoku commits a foul. Keeper Ebube Whyte spills the freekick but the defence clears the ball.
50- Ebube Whyte is receiving treatment from the medics
52- Corner for Namibia but the hosts are wasteful with the chance created
53- Nkwocha wins a corner for Nigeria. Ngozi Okobi’s cross-shot eludes her teammates
56- Namibia playmaker, Coleman fouled by Gloria Ofoegbu
57- Glory Iroka replaces Esther Sunday
57- Desperate defending by Nigeria. Keeper Ebubeleye Whyte down on the ground. Medics to the rescue. Namibia players receive instructions from their bench
60- Gloria Iroka’s hooked effort from an Ugo Njoku cross far from target. Freekick to the hosts, Namibia.
A Namibian player receives medical attention as they effect a substitution.
62- Francisca Ordega’s beautiful move cut out
63- Ngozi Okobi with a great chance but her shot goes off target
65- Josephine Chukwunonye commits a foul at the edge of the Nigerian box. Namibia’s Coleman floated freekick almost results to a Namibian goal but the header misses target by whiskers
67- Chukwunonye off, Halimat Ayinde on (substitution). Fifth corner for Nigeria.
69- Cecilia Nku and Ofoegbu both guilty of giving away possessions within seconds. Nigerian throw-in
70- FreekicK Namibia but her delivery, a cross meant, was poor
71- Nkwocha on a slalom run but Nku’s shot off the former’s pass was off target
72- Okobi fouled, freekick Nigeria
Kotjipati on, Katuka off (Namibia substitution). Nkwocha almost on the scoresheet
76- Okobi’s scorching shot hits the underside of the Namibian post. Great shot by the elegant midfielder
79- Ordega in goal mouth scramble. Ref’s whistle goes for a foul on the Namibian keeper
80- Okobi brought down. Good interplay between her and Nkwocha
82- Ugo Njoku’s cross did not reach her teammates. A hand of apology from her
83- Namibian striker Adams kicks the ball out of touch. Nku stretchered off, Stella Mbachu comes in
86- Glory Iroka commits a foul. Namibia’s chance from the resultant freekick wasted
88- Perpetua Nkwocha flagged offside. The decision was a tricky one from the referee.
90- Ebubeleye Whyte receives a yellow card for time wasting
90(+2)- Whyte arranges her wall. The Falcons commits another foul. Iroka the culprit who kicked Coleman’s face. Het kick poor. The Nigerians counter but the ball is taken away from her as she bears down on goal.
FT: Namibia 0-2 Nigeria
The Super Falcons finished Group A with perfect record, winning all games. What is your reaction on their performances so far.
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