Falconets qualify for quarter-final courtesy last gasp strike (Guardian)

Falconets qualify for quarter-final courtesy last gasp strike (Guardian)

Dou Jiaxing’s own-goal in the 95th minute gifted Nigeria a draw against China in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France. The result was enough to qualify the Falconets to the quarter final, where they will face Spain.

Nigeria needed at least a draw to qualify to the next round due to their superior goal difference compared to China.

After a 1-0 loss to Germany in their opening group stage, the Falconets limped to a tepid 1-0 win over Haiti, that ended the whooping girls of the group. China started with a 2-1 win against the Haitians but lost 2-0 to the superior Germans. Read more

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