By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Super Falcons forward, Uchenna Kanu scored her third and fourth league goal of the season for Swedish Damallsvenskan side, Linkopings FC as they defeated Nigeria duo of Anam Imo and Faith Ikidi-Michael’s Pitea 4-3 on Thursday.
Cornelia Kapocs scored the opening goal of the game for Linkopings FC in the sixth minute at the Arena Linkopings.
Uchenna Kanu doubled their lead in the 12th minute before Cornelia Kapocs scored her second and Linkopings third goal in the 20th minute.
15 minutes later, Uchenna Kanu scored her second and Linkopings FC’s fourth goal.
Kanu has scored four goals for Linkopings FC in four Swedish Damallsvenskan games this season.
Maja Green pulled a goal back for Pitea in the additional minutes of the first half.
After the interval, Anam Imo scored her second league goal of the season for Pitea in the 71st minute before Guro Pettersen’s goal made it 4-3 but it was too little too late as Linkopings held on to a 4-3 victory.
Uchenna Kanu played for the duration of the game for Linkopings FC.
Faith Ikidi-Michael also played for the duration of the game for Pitea while Anam Imo saw 82 minutes of action before she was replaced by Andrea Strandh.
Linkopings FC occupied the third position on the league table with nine points from four games.
They will host Kristianstads in their next encounter on May 18, 2021.
Pitea on the other hand occupied the tenth position on the twelve-team Swedish Damallsvenskan table with three points from four games.
They will host Orebro in their next game on May 16, 2021.
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