25/06/2024

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Esther Onyenezide scores two as Nigeria beat Canada to set up Quarterfinal clash v Netherlands

Esther Onyenezide scores two as Nigeria beat Canada to set up Quarterfinal clash v Netherlands

Esther Onyenezide scored two targets to aid Nigeria to a 3-1 comeback get from Canada in their previous team video game at the ongoing FIFA U-20 Globe Cup.

Kaila Lillyanna Novak put Canada in front in the next minutes of the recreation right after a blunder from Falconets goalie Omini Oyono.

Nigeria equalized in the 22 minutes of the sport from a well-taken place kick by Esther Onyenezide.

Esther Onyenezide’s 1st penalty

The penalty was awarded just after a Canadian participant handled a goal-sure ball – the referee awarded Nigeria a penalty and handed the Canadian a pink card.

Soon after a VAR session, the card was transformed from red to yellow but the penalty stayed.

Nigeria were soon awarded a different penalty soon after a Canadian with a Nigerian identify Simi Awujo fouled Idoko in the box.

Again, a penalty and a yellow ended up awarded but the yellow was rescinded and the penalty stayed.

Esther Onyenezide stepped up and scored once more to complete her brace for her third aim in three video games.

At 50 percent time it finished 2-1 in favour of Nigeria.

Chioma Olise scored Nigeria’s 3rd objective in the 90th minute of the sport as the Falconets finished best of the log with 9 details.

In the other match, France defeated South Korea 1- to end second in the team.

Nigeria will now engage in the Netherlands in the quarterfinal although France engage in defending champions Japan as well.

Quarterfinal fixtures

Spain v Mexico
Columbia v Brazil
Nigeria v the Netherlands
Japan v France

The bame among Nigeria and Netherlands will be performed on Monday, 1 am Nigerian time.