–Super Eagles Eagles player praises team after semi-final berth
Super Eagles winger Nnamdi Oduamadi has hailed the Falconets 4-1 quarter-finals win against the Kiwis of New Zealand at the on-going FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The Crotone of Italy new signing wrote on his twitter handle: “Our girls 4, New Zealand 1, zooms into the semi-finals of the U-20 Women’s competition, so proud of them.”
Asisat Oshoala set the coach Peter Dedevbo led team on the path to victory after scoring just 31 seconds, connecting with a header from a right-wing cross.
She made it 2-0 in the 12th minute when she outpaced are markers following a pass and slot the ball under the legs of the New Zealand keeper.
Substitute, Uchechi Sunday made it 3-0 in the 84th minute for the Falconets from a corner-kick before rounding off with a brilliant individual goal in the 90th minute.
Emma Rolston grabbed a consolation for New Zealand when she headed past Sandra Chiichii in goal for the Falconets in the 89th minute.