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Falconets crash out of FIFA Under-20 world cup

Nigeria Women U-20 team lost to Spain 2-1 in the quarter-final of the 2018 FIFA Women U-20 World Cup.

Falconets who needed a 95th-minute equalizer against China to book their place against Spain couldn’t power their way past the Spaniards.

Bonmatí gave Spain the lead in the 13th minute with a cool finish after the Falconets fail to clear their lines, Spain doubled their lead on the stroke of half-time through  Guijarro who beat the offside trap to give Spain a 2-0 lead at the end of the first half.

The Falconets improved after the restart but the Spaniards defended doggedly and held on to victory.

Peace Effih scored a consolation goal for Nigeria in the 56th minute to reduce the deficit but it was not enough

 

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Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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