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Oshoala: Nigeria didn't take their chances

17 June 2015, 10:11

Abuja - The Super Falcons of Nigeria gave a decent performance in their last group match against the USA Women's team at the 2015 FIFA World Cup but lost by a lone goal.

After making a dramatic 3-3 come back in their first match against Sweden, the Nigerian Ladies lost by 2-0 to the Australians and it was obvious that only a win against USA in their last match could see the Super Falcons have a chance to secure a round of 16 ticket which will not happen at the 2015 tournament since Nigeria are out of the 2015 World Cup. 

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The current BBC Women's Footballer of the year, Asisat Oshoala stated after the loss to USA Women's team that the Nigerians are out of the tournament because they failed to take their chances.

"We had a good game against the USA, having a red card and still came all out to attack. We didn't sit at the back to defend instead we came all out. Sometimes it happens that way, you plan to win but ends up the other way round"

"The group wasn't a difficult one for us, we had quality in the team but we misused our chances. We had the opportunity to make it out of this group but we misused the chances that came our way," Oshoala stated. 

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