By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Super Falcons of Nigeria defeated Uzbekistan 1-0 to be in pole position for the semi-final of the 2021 Turkish Women’s Cup.
Eskilstuna United’s player, Halimatu Ayinde scored for the Nigerian side after the kick-off of the second half.
Falcons put up great improvement in the first half especially with possession, marking, and running to space.
Francisca Ordega’s cross to Chinwendu was haltered by Narbekova in the 47th minute.
Sand FC’s Patricia George replaced Madrid CFF’s Chidinma Okeke in the 64th minute for her second game in the colours of the Super Falcons.
Linkopings FC’s Uchenna Kanu also replaced Chiwendu Ihezuo.
Super Falcons under the tutelage of Randy Waldrum thus recorded their second win at the Turkish Women’s Cup after their 1-0 win over CSKA Moscow in their opening game.
Nigeria’s next opponent, Equatorial Guinea suffered their second defeat of the tourney after a 2-0 loss to CSKA Moscow.
The two African Champions will square up in their final group game.
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