Under-20 Women’s World Cup: Nigeria Beat Haiti

The win moves Nigeria up to second in the table after two games, three points behind leaders Germany.

Nigeria got their Under-20 Women's World Cup campaign back on track in France on Thursday with a 1-0 win over Haiti. The win moves Nigeria up to second in the table after two games, three points behind leaders Germany. Read more...
Nigeria's goalscorer, Rasheedat Ajibade, vies for the ball with Haiti's Emeline Charles
Nigeria's goalscorer, Rasheedat Ajibade, vies for the ball with Haiti's Emeline Charles

Nigeria got their Under-20 Women’s World Cup campaign back on track in France on Thursday with a 1-0 win over Haiti.

A 36th minute penalty from Rasheedat Ajibade was enough to bring Nigeria their first points in Group D.

The Super Falconets lost their opening match to Germany 1-0 on Monday.

The win moves Nigeria up to second in the table after two games, three points behind leaders Germany.

China are third, level on points with Nigeria, with Haiti bottom – still without a point.

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Nigeria’s final group game will be against China on Monday.

There are four groups of four with the top two teams progressing to the quarter-final stage.

Ghana’s hopes of qualifying to the last eight were dashed with a 4-0 defeat to the Netherlands on Wednesday.

– BBC

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