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U17 Women World Cup: Nigeria defeat US, qualify for Semi-Finals

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Nigeria’s Flamingos Friday afternoon qualified for Semi-Finals in the FIFA under 17 World Cup after defeating favourites, United States (U.S.)

The game had ended one goal apiece in regulation time, with Nigeria taking the lead via a first half penalty converted by Edafe but USA equalized through a deflected shot in the second half.

The game moved in a penalty shootouts with the Flamingos losing only one while the USA equally lost one.

But Nigerian goalkeeper Iwuaku who was brought in towards the end of the regulation time saved a penalty to give Nigeria the advantage of moving into the semi final.

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