Falconets move closer to France 2018

By Daily Sports on January 14, 2018

Views: 608

Nigeria U20 women on Saturday moved a step closer to securing a place at the 2018 Fifa U20 Women's World Cup in France after defeating South Africa 2-0.

First-half strikes from Rasheedat Ajibade and Anam Imo gave the Falconets a huge first-leg advantage ahead of their reserve fixture in Benin City in a fortnight.

The visitors came close to securing the lead in the 20th minute but the attack of the Falconets was stopped by Basetsana defender Antonie Maponya.

In the 35th minute, Imo doubled the Falconets lead having benefited from a defensive blunder by the hosts.

With the win, Christopher Danjuma's side are one step ahead of their South Africa counterparts for a spot in France.

Both sides will clash in the second leg at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium on January 27. The winner on aggregate will book one of the two tickets as African representatives for the finals scheduled to hold from August 5-24.

•Photo shows in celebratione mood.

Source Daily Sports

Posted January 14, 2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

You may also like...
Choice of Aubameyang as 2015 African Player of...

Nigeria Players Union to sanction clubs for owing...

Garcia wins Andalucia Masters

Man Utd preparing Maguire bid

Omeruo in against Algeria

Lagos clubs Ikorodu United and MFM hammer opponents...

 

Latest News AFCON 2019 2nd Leg Game: Eagles Must Consolidate Shehu Abdulahi out of Super Eagles’ second leg clash against Libya Lukaku speaks of desire to play in Serie A FIBA chief Baumann dies of heart attack Bakayoko must improve — Gattuso Kenya spank Ethiopia to move a step closer to AFCON 2019 Djokovic wins 4th Shanghai Masters title Mick Schumacher wins Formula 3 European title with race to spare Germany coach Loew expects renewed debate over his future after 3-0 loss to the Netherlands Kenya officials charged in Olympic corruption inquiry Madsen wins time-trial battle of the big Danes Bet9ja football tournament:Benin Warriors, BJ Foundation match on to quarter finals in style

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (44,391 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (36,489 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (35,264 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (34,370 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (33,660 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (33,257 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (32,634 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (32,457 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (32,337 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (31,538 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (29,617 views) World Cup Friendlies: Eagles Beware! (28,802 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (263) Basketball (124) Boxing (512) Columnists (340) Euro Soccer Update (3312) Fans Assembly (3) From the Grassroots (44) Golf (66) Interviews (14) Live Commentary (2) News (4335) NPL Glo Premier League (957) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (5) Tennis (460)

 

 

Classic games

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media