The NigeriaU20 Women national team has crashed out of the ongoing Women U-20 World Cup after suffering a 2-0 defeat to their Netherlands counterpart, MySportDab reports.
A pulsating quarter-final first half for the Falconets, but the Netherlands, were looking more dangerous when charging forward.
The Falconets proved their perfect group run by dominating the game, but the Netherlands capitalized on early defensive errors to get ahead.
Hulswit struck in the 11th minute to give Netherland the lead. A Nightmare there for the Falconets, who looked a bit tardy after conceding one.
It was another goal for the Netherlands in the 33rd minute. Henry has capitalised on an error by the Nigerian goalkeeper to make it 2-0 for the Netherlands.
It was more of Nigeria’s game from then as the Falconets pressed for a goal while Netherland, with a 2-0 lead, retreated to their own half to defend the goal.
The Falconets made frantic efforts to find the back of the net in the first half, all to no avail.
Great chances were created but were not converted with many shots on target as the first half ended with a surprise win for the Netherlands.
The second half began in earnest. Nigeria pressed harder for a goal with great chances could find the back of the net.
The Netherlands seldom made any charge forward as they were bent on defending against aggressive Falconets.
The second half was barren as Netherland successfully defended their early two goals, which led to securing a ticket to the semi-finals.
TheFalconetss were knocked out of the competition after the game finally ended in a 2-0 defeat for the team