Lagos - Sweden's senior
women's football team coach, Pia Sundhage, has regretted her team's 3-3
draw with Nigeria at the FIFA Women's World Cup, and says she isn't happy about
The Swedes went into the break with a 2-0 lead, but let it slip when the
Nigerians levelled at 2-2.
They then went
ahead again during the closing stages of the match, but yet again couldn't hold
on to the lead and Sundhage has expressed her disappointment at not getting all
happy that we gave up three goals, however, at the end of the day we got one
point and there’s a good thing to bring to the next game," she said in her
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The Sweden coach
then went ahead to accuse her players of not going by their game plan.
plan was different than what you saw. Again, we got one point and next time,
when we play the States, I hope we will follow the game plan," she
The game, which
was played at the Winnipeg Stadium, saw the fans get value for their money as
it was an enthralling encounter from start to finish, with the Nigerians having
the upper hand for most parts.
Francesca Ordega and reigning African women's footballer of the year, Asisat
Oshoala all scored to ensure Nigeria earned a draw in Winnipeg.
The Swedes next
play the USA, while Nigeria faces Australia in group D.