Abuja - With less than a month to the U-17 World Cup for women in Costa Rica, the Nigerian team has intensified preparations with a 2-0 victory over the country’s women league champions, Nasarawa Amazons.
The game was a
friendly match played in Abuja.
Goals from Uche Kanu and Onyebuchi Goodness in separate
halves handed the Faro-bound girls the victory in the tie played at the FIFA Goal
Uche Kanu secured the
lead in the 7th minute and later saw several attempts on goal off target in the
first half with Aminat and Chiwnedu both recording a miss.
Nasarawa Amazons failed to find a breakthrough for
an equalizer as the resilient Nigeria Flamingoes sealed up their defensive
Unfortunately, the Hamza Abdullahi-led women lost hope when
Onyebuchi Goodness fired home to make it 2-0 for the Flamingoes.
The 2-0 victory over the Amazons became the
second for the Flamingoes after an earlier 2-1 victory in Lafia during their
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