Nigeria’s Super Falcons are through to the third round of the Tokyo 2020
Olympic Games following a slim 1-0 win against Algeria at the Agege Stadium, Lagos on
The Nigerian Ladies edged the contest 3-0 on aggregate having won the first leg 2-0 in Bilda
last week. Captain of the team, Asisat Oshoala scored the decisive goal a minute before the
The Super Falcons were in ascendancy all through the first half but failed to create any clear
Francisca Ordega missed a glorious chance to make the scoreline more emphatic 10 minutes
from time but she headed straight at the Algerian goalkeeper from close range.
The Algerians mounted pressure on the Super Falcons late in the game but were unable to get
the equalising goal.
Nigeria will face either Mali or Cote d’l voire in the next round.