Falconets record first win at 2018 FIFA Under 20 Women World Cup

Nigeria’s Under 20 girls, Falconets, recorded their first victory at the ongoing 9th FIFA Under 20 Women World Cup in France as the Christopher Danjuma-tutored side pipped hard tackling Haiti 1-0 in Saint-Malo.

The Falconets needed a win to keep their hopes of a qualification to the knockout stage alive, and that they did when stand-in captain Rasheedat Ajibade netted from the penalty spot after Anam Imo was fouled in the box in the 36th minute of the encounter.

The 2010 and 2014 silver medallists are now second on the Group D table with three points from two games and have China, losers against table-toppers Germany on Thursday, to confront in the final group game on Monday.

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