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Eniola Aluko rejoices with teammates after England beat Norway

24 June 2015, 07:29

Abuja - Eniola Aluko has spoken of her delight at The Three Lionesses qualifying for the quarter finals of Fifa Women's World Cup at the expense of Norway.

The Mark Sampson - led side came from behind to defeat their Scandinavian opponents 2 - 1 thanks to goals from Captain Steph Houghton and Lucy Bronze.

After failing to find the back of the net in England's first two Group F fixtures, Aluko dropped to the bench for Monday night's tie in Ottawa but she took it in stride after praising her teammates.

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''History made!!! Amazing character shown by the team to WIN! Great header by @stephhoughton2 & @LucyBronze screamer #Vancouver #1/4Finals,'' the Chelsea striker said on Twitter.

Eni Aluko's younger brother, Sone, was looking at the bigger picture and celebrated Lucy Bronze's priceless winner.

The Nigeria international said: ''What a strike from Lucy Bronze!! ''

England's reward for beating Norway is a quarter - final tie against hosts Canada at BC Place Stadium, Vancouver on Saturday.

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