Falconets whitewash Basetsana to land in France



Falconets have a good time after beating South Africa. NFF Photo

By Igbaugba Ehigimetor/Benin

Nigeria’s U-20 feminine staff, the Falconets, on Saturday in Benin certified for the Female  World Cup in France after a six-goal victory over Basetsana, their South African counterparts.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  stories that the Falconets, who received 2-Zero within the first leg a fortnight in the past in South Africa, certified on an eight-goal  mixture.

The return leg performed on the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in  Benin  noticed the Nigerian  staff scoring 5 objectives within the first half of the sport.

The Besetsana had been hardly a match for his or her Nigerian opponents who clearly dominated proceedings proper from the blast of the whistle.

The Nigerian purpose keeper, who was just about on vacation, solely had a really feel of the ball twice all via the primary half of the match.

A brace every by Monday Gift (fifth and 39th minute), Ajibade Rasheedat (21st and 32nd minute) and Imo Anam (26th and 73rd minute)  ensured Falconets’ snug win in Benin.

The South Africans turned extra aggressive and even got here near scoring within the early minutes of the second half however had been denied the chance  by the Nigerian  keeper, Annadozie Chiamaka.

Nigeria’s Monday Gift received a pink card and in addition sustained an harm on the identical time following a goal-mouth scramble  in  South Africa’s  very important space.

The Falconets had defeated the Tanzanian and Moroccan groups en-route to qualifying for the World Cup.

NAN stories that the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, the ninth version, will maintain between Aug. 5 and Aug. 24 in France.