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Falconet credits teammates after brace

18 August 2014, 14:39Israel Ojoko

Ottawa - Falconets striker Asisat Oshoala has hailed her teammates for a job well done after a 4-1 victory over New Zealand in the quarter final of the 2014 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in Canada on Sunday.

Oshoala scored two goals in the first half before substitute Uchechi Sunday got another brace after the break.

Oshoala, who has now scored three goals and won the Most Valuable Player award on Sunday, said the effort and contribution of her teammates on the pitch made her score two goals.

"I must commend my coach and teammates for giving me the opportunity to play up front. That gave me the chance to show case my skills."

Nigeria will now take on Korea in the semifinal on Wednesday.

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