FIFA Falconets Defeat Senegal To Pick FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Ticket

Nigeria’s U20 girls, Falconets on Saturday booked their ticket to the 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup after a comfortable 4-1 win over Senegal in Benin City.

The Falconets headed to the game on the back of their 3-0 win over Senegal in Dakar as they picked their ticket on a 7-2 aggregate victory.

Despite having a three goal advantage, the Falconets took the game to the visitors and almost got an early goal from a goalmouth scramble but the goal was disallowed for an infringement inside the Senegalese area in the 5th minute.

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Two minutes later, Flourish Sabastine continued from where she left off in Thies in the first leg as she opened the scoring for the Falconets in Benin City.

Sabastine doubled the lead as she headed in the second for the Falconets off an Esther Onyenezide cross in the 20th minute.

Esther Onyenezide scored the third goal from the spot to increase the Falconets lead in the 25th minute.

With one minutes left to break, Senegal got the a breather as Goalkeeper Adji Ndiaye reduced the deficit for the Senegalese.

Joy Jerry makes an instant impact as she extended the Falconets lead against the Senegalese just one minutes to end the game.

Falconets have booked a spot at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, Costa Rica 2022.


Henry Usiayo is a reporter who has a flair for sports and he currently write sports articles for Africa Top Sports.

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