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Spirited Nigeria fight back to earn win

Nigeria bounced back from their opening day FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 defeat by coming from a goal down to record a 3-1 victory over Canada in Port Moresby. 

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The final whistle sounds.
The final whistle sounds.
90'+ MOREIRA (Canada) is yellow carded.
90'+ MOREIRA (Canada) is yellow carded.
90'+Canada are penalised after committing a foul.
90'+Canada are penalised after committing a foul.
90'+ TULE (in) comes off the bench to replace OLOGBOSERE (out) (Nigeria)
90'+ TULE (in) comes off the bench to replace OLOGBOSERE (out) (Nigeria)
90'+A player from Canada is adjudged to be in an offside position.
90'+A player from Canada is adjudged to be in an offside position.
90'Nigeria are ruled offside.
90'Nigeria are ruled offside.
88'Nigeria try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
88'Nigeria try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
88'Nigeria has a shot blocked.
88'Nigeria has a shot blocked.
88'Nigeria has a shot blocked.
88'Nigeria has a shot blocked.
87' IBRAHIM (in) comes off the bench to replace STRATIGAKIS (out) (Canada)
87' IBRAHIM (in) comes off the bench to replace STRATIGAKIS (out) (Canada)
SSI Err

Statistics

Ball possession
47
%
53

Attempts

18Attempts4
6On-Target2
6Off-Target2
6Blocked0

Disciplinary

14Fouls Committed6
0Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

2Corners4
5Offsides3
9Free kicks19
1Saves3

Line-ups

Nigeria
NigeriaNGA
Canada
CanadaCAN
21
(GK)
(GK)
6
(C)
59'
87'
10
68'
79'
12
14
90'+6
(C)
79'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
18
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
79'
11
90'+6
Injured
14
87'
15
59'
17
68'
16
19
79'
17
20
CoachCoach
Peter DEDEVBO (NGA)Danny WORTHINGTON (CAN)

Match Facts

Port Moresby

Bava Park

  • Stadium nameBava Park
  • CityPort Moresby

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy Night
  • 29° CTemperature
  • 13 m/sWind
  • 71 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Sara PERSSON
    Sweden
    SwedenSWE
  • Assistant Referee 1: Michelle O NEILL (IRL)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Julia MAGNUSSON (SWE)
  • Fourth official: Jana ADAMKOVA (CZE)

Groups

Group B
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Japan
JPN
3201111106
Spain
ESP
32017256
Nigeria
NGA
320158-36
Canada
CAN
3003113-120

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