Matches

17/07/2010
2:1 (2:0)
  • Amarachi OKORONKWO (6')
  • Desire OPARANOZIE (17')
  • Mana IWABUCHI (62')

Summary

Falconets too much for Japan

Early goals from Amarachi Okoronkwo and Desire Oparanozie powered Nigeria to a vital 2-1 win over Japan on Saturday in Augsburg.

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Line-up

1
1
4
4
7
5
8
6
9
7
10
9
14
10
15
14
16
15
17
16
20
17

Substitute(s)

12
12
21
21
2
2
3
3
5
8
6
11
11
13
13
18
18
19
19
20

Coaches

Ndem EGAN (NGA)
(JPN) Norio SASAKI

Officials

Referee: Cristina DORCIOMAN (ROU)Assistant Referee 1: Flor ESCOBAR (GUA)Assistant Referee 2: Emperatriz AYALA (SLV)Fourth official: Bibiana STEINHAUS (GER)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 12)


Latest Comments:
oilwells1
20/07/2010 at 03:55
oilwells1 (Nigeria)
You have shown the male senior team that you could make Nigeria proud where they failed,may be they can learn from you Ladies,good job.
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oilwells1
20/07/2010 at 03:55
oilwells1 (Nigeria)
You have shown the male senior team that you could make Nigeria proud where they failed,may be they can learn from you Ladies,good job.
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paparazi_EGY
19/07/2010 at 05:14
paparazi_EGY (Egypt)
this ladies are making me go crazy , although we need to try and convert all the chances we are having in any match ... go ahead and make nigeria proud
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Statistics

13Shots15
4Corner kicks7
0Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
50%Possession (%)50%
  • The team of Nigeria celebrates scoring
  • Head coach Ndem Egan of Nigeria looks on
  • The Referees Flor Escobar, Bibiana Steinhaus, Christina Dorcioman and Emperatritz Ayala pose
  • Desire Oparanozie (L) of Nigeria after scoring her team's second goal with team mate Esther Sunday
  • Desire Oparanozie (L) of Nigeria after scoring her team's second goal
  • Esther Sunday (C) of Nigeria battles for the ball with Emi Nakajima (L) and Shoko Yamada (R) of Japan

"I felt we controlled the match, knocking the ball around well. Japan fought hard for an equaliser, but we managed to hold them off," Ndem Egan, Nigeria coach