By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Super Falcons of Nigeria forward, Francisca Ordega was instrumental in helping her Russian side, CSKA Moscow seals a place in the final of the 2022 Russian Cup Women.
The former Levante forward scored one of the two goals as CSKA Moscow had to come from a goal down to earn a 1-2 win over Zvezda 2005 in the semi-final of the 2022 Russian Cup.
Olesyna Kurochkina had given Zvezda 2005 the lead in the 64th minute.
Francisca Ordega started her team’s comeback by scoring the equaliser ten minutes from full time.
In the 89th minute, Luliia Pleshkova converted CSKA Moscow’s second and winning goal to ensure that the team will make it to the final after crashing out at the Round of 16 last year.
Francisca Ordega has scored two goals in the Russian Cup Women this year.
She has also scored a total number of five goals in the Russian Supreme Division Women.
CSKA Moscow will meet the winner of the second semi-final match between Macleans Chinonyerem’s Lokomotiv Moscow and Zenit.
The game is a repeat of last year’s final where Lokomotiv Moscow pipped Zenit 1-0 to win the title.
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