After a 3-3 draw against Sweden, Nigeria’s female national team faces up against their Australian counterparts in the 2015 FIFA world cup.
36 mins: Opanozie in a footrace with Wiliams but, the Australian gets the 50/50 possesion.
35 mins: Falcons midfield and attack having issues linking together.
34 mins: Simons and De Vanna tearing apart the Nigerian backline apart but De Vanna’s shot is off.
33 mins: Long Freekick but too close to Williams.
31 mins: Nigeria out numbered in midefield so have to work extra harder to win the ball, conceding unnecesary fouls.
28 mins: Simon scores for Australia after some great dribbling by De vanna beating past two defenders and laying it off for simon. Nigeria 0-1 Australia.
26 mins: Kerr’s nod/flick from a freekick is picked up by Dede.
25 mins: Both keepers now have not be tested well enough.
24 mins: Oshoala uses some impressive skills to get past two defenders and runs into the box but the put back ball for her is misdirected.
22 mins: Opanozie creates an opportunity for herself but her shot goes off target.
21 mins: Australia ‘s counter attack is stiffled.
19 mins: Nwabouko’s shot is straight to williams and the Austalians breath a sigh of relief.
17 mins: BBC woman player of the year, Oshoala hit the crossbar but the ref blows foul, accussing her of pushing off a defender.
16 mins: Australia almost score off a corner, once again Nigeria’s defence prooving too weak in corner situations.
15 mins: Savannah and Kerr exploiting Nigeria’s defence but defence stands strong.
13 mins: Nigeria being hit by the counter attack so far but the defence prooving strong.
12 mins: Nigeria wastes a throwin, as no one is able to reach the ball in time.
10 mins: Kerr hits one from distance but doesn’t worry Dede.
9 mins: Long ball to Simon is knocked out by Ebi for a throw in.
7 mins: Okobi’s long ball to Ordega is too long and Williams picks up the ball, Nigeria playing with good pace so far.
5 mins: Nigeria on the attack but the final pass is miscontrolled by a falcon player rushing inside the box, Australia nervous with the ball.
2 mins: Nigeria concedes a dangerous free kick but the Australians hits it directly at the wall.
1 mins: Nigeria kicks off in the heat and are applying the pressure but the Australians maintain their form.
Nigeria kicks off wearing white and need to beat the Australian team to have a chance of qualifying.
Starting Eleven below..
- 1WILLIAMS (GK)
- 10VAN EGMOND
- 11DE VANNA (C)
- 1DEDE (GK)
- 14NWABUOKU (C)
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