Ottawa - Scorer of Nigeria’s goal in the opening game of the
FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, Osarenoma Igbinovia has credited her teammates for
The Falconets played out a 1-1 draw with Mexico on Wednesday
to kick start their campaign at the tournament.
"My teammates assisted me to get the goal. The coach
also encourage us to score from the blind side and that’s what I did," Igbinovia
For Asisat Oshoala who came out as player of the match,
yesterday was not a good day for her, as she missed many scoring chances.
"It was disappointing, I would have converted the
chances I got but that’s football, I promise a better performance next time."
Nigeria's next match comes up on Saturday by 5pm
local time, 9pm Nigerian time.
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