Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Thursday defeated Australia 3-2 in a 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup tie at the Suncorp Stadium.

Emily van Egmond scored for Australia in the first half before Uchenna Kanu, equalized for Nigeria before half-time.

In the second half, Osinachi Ohale and Asisat Oshoala both scored for Nigeria, while Alanna Kennedy scored a late consolation goal for Australia.

The result means Randy Waldrum’s side now tops Group B with four points from two games.

Nigeria is ahead of Canada, which sits in second position and Australia, in third position. The Republic of Ireland is in fourth position with no points.

The Super Eagles will now face Ireland in their last group game next Monday.

History Made.

 

Asisat Oshoala made history as the first Super Falcons player to score in three consecutive World Cups after netting in the side’s 3-2 victory against Republic of Ireland on Thursday.

The Barcelona Femeni forward, was introduced in the 64th minute after passing a late fitness test.

Oshoala profited from a sloppy defending from the co-hosts to score the Super Falcons’ third goal in the thrilling encounter.

Asisat Oshoala, made history as the first Super Falcons player to score in three consecutive World Cups after netting in the side’s 3-2 victory against Republic of Ireland on Thursday.

The Barcelona Femeni forward was introduced in the 64th minute after passing a late fitness test.

Oshoala profited from a sloppy defending from the co-hosts to score the Super Falcons’ third goal in the thrilling encounter.

Uchenna Kanu and Osinachi Ohale were the other scorers for the Super Falcons in the game.

Oshoala scored her first World Cup goal for the Super Falcons in the 3-3 draw against Sweden at the 2015 edition hosted by Canada.

The 28-year-old was also on target four years ago in the 2-0 draw against South Korea.

 

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