Nigeria Defeats USA Advances To U-17 Women World Cup semi-final
In the ongoing FIFA U-17 Women World Cup, the Flamingoes overcame the United States of America to go to the semi-final.
To advance to the semifinals for the first time, the Nigerian women defeated the American women 4-3 on penalties.
After a 1-1 stalemate in regulation, the game went to penalties.
Before the Americans scored a goal back just before halftime, Nigeria’s Edafe Omamuso opened the scoring from the penalty spot.
Both teams played in a close game in the second half, trying in vain to take the lead.
Nigeria won the subsequent round of penalties, 4-3.