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Falconet begin U20 world cup on a winning note against France

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Falconet begin U20 world cup on a winning note against France
Falconet begin U20 world cup on a winning note against France

The Nigeria women’s U20 national team, the Falconets began their campaign with a 1-0 win over France in Group C opening game which suspended for 20 minutes following the heavy downpour of rain.

The game which was been played at the Alejandro Morera Soto arena remained goalless until against the run of play late in second half France squeeze the ball into the net.

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) came into its effective which ruled out a goal from the French side as Falconets goalkeeper was brought down trying to punch away a corner coming through .

Few minutes later Flourish Chioma scored the only goal of the match to give Nigeria 3 points.

The Falconets face Canada on Sunday and then Korea Republic in the 16-nation tournament.

The Nigeria girls maintained their calm as they took the game to their opponent.