Nigeria Defeat Chile to Advance to Quarter Finals  – THISDAYLIVE

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Nigeria on Monday defeated their Chilean counterparts 2-1 to advance to the quarter-finals of the ongoing 2022 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup in India.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that in their third and final match of the competition’s group stage match at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, the Nigerian side started brightly.

The Nigerian under-17 women national football side opened scoring through Blessing Emmanuel in the fourth minute.

Bisola Mosaku’s strike off a free-kick by Miracle Usani with eight minutes left was enough to see Nigeria through, in spite of a late penalty kick converted by Roverner Tali.

As was the case against New Zealand on Friday, the Flamingos created a slew of goalscoring opportunities which were not converted.

The win earned the Flamingoes a place in the quarter finals on Friday, where they will face either the U.S or Brazil.

Speaking after the match, the team’s Head Coach, Bankole…



Source: Thisday Newspaper