By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Super Falcons forward, Uchenna Kanu bags an assist for her Swedish Dammallsvenskan side, Linköping as they defeated Kristianstads 1-2 in their final league game, www.kick442.com reports.
Hailie Mace scored the first goal of the match in the 23rd minute to give the host a first-half lead at the Kristianstads Fotbollsarena (Kristianstad).
After the interval, Uchenna Kanu assisted Rachel Hill for Linköping equaliser in the 48th minute. Rachel Hill went on to score the winning goal for the visitors in the 69th minute.
Uchenna Kanu saw 83 minutes of action for Linköping before she was replaced by Ebere Orji. She finished the league as Linköping top goalscorer with eight goals, two goals ahead of Ebere Orji who finished the season with six goals.
Kanu scored three goals against Umeå, two goals against Djurgården and Uppsala. She also scored one goal against Rosengård during her side’s 7-1 loss to end her debut season as Linköping top goal-scorer in the Swedish Dammallsvenskan.
Linköping with three Super Falcons players (Uchenna Kanu, Ebere Orji, and Chinaza Uchendu) missed out of the UEFA Women’s Champions League places after ending the season in the fourth position with 39 points from 22 games.
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