Nigeria’s Super Falcons began their world cup quest with a goalless draw with Canada at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie saved a penalty while defender, Deborah Abiodun received a red card in the 98th minute after the referee overturned a yellow card earlier given to her for a foul tackle
With the outcome of the match, Australia lead Group B with three points after beating Republic of Ireland last night. Canada and Nigeria each have a point, with the Irish yet to get off the mark.
Scott Booth, Lewes FC Manager said “You have to say that Nigeria deserved a point there. They stuck to their task. They didn’t create too many chances but did have their moments and were helped out by a good goalkeeper in Chiamaka Nnadozie”.