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News Summed Up 2019-06-12 05:30:00

Asisat Oshoala and an own goal by Do-Yeon Kim earned Nigeria their first win at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. He also made a major change between the sticks handing 18-year old Chiamaka Nnadozie her World Cup debut in place of the more experienced Tochukwu Oluehi’s place. It was the first time Nigeria scored more than once at a World Cup since 1999. In the process, the Barcelona forward became the first Nigerian player to score at two FIFA Women’s World Cup tournaments since Rita Nwadike. 2 – Asisat Oshoala (2015 & 2019) has become just the second Nigerian to score in two different Women's World Cup tournaments after Rita Nwadike (1995 & 1999).