Nigeria has moved to the quarter-finals of the 2018 U-20 Women’s World Cup holding in France, subsequent to playing a 1-1 draw with China.
A possess goal in stoppage time by China PR earned Nigeria a profoundly emotional 1-1 attract Dinan-Lehon, with the Nigerian group guaranteeing a spot in the quarter-finals from Group D at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018.
Requiring a triumph to jump the Nigerians to the sprinters up spot in the gathering, China were the more risky side in the principal half at the Stade du Clos Gastel. Mengyu Shen had the principal shot of the match on 25 minutes when she hit the Nigeria crossbar. A couple of minutes after the fact, skipper Linlin Wang headed over the objective from short proximity.
China’s leap forward came four minutes previously half-time, as the minor Linyan Zhang turned her Nigerian marker in the case and stroked the ball past a jumping Chiamaka Nnadozie to give the Asians the lead at the break.
The Super Falconets pushed hard looking for an equalizer in the second half, yet found the China backline and goalkeeper Huan Xu in strong frame until the finish of the challenge.
With seconds left to play, substitute Aishat Bello’s cross from the correct saw chief Rashdeedat Ajibade challenge for the ball with China appropriate back Jiaxing Dou. Bello’s cross struck the Chinese safeguard before settling in the back of the net and starting enthusiastic festivals from the West Africans at the full-time whistle.