“Once In A Lifetime” Super Falcons FIFA World Cup Debutants Relinquishes God’s Favour In Their Lives

Super Falcons FIFA Women’s World Cup debutants gives glory to God after Canada Opener on Friday morning npflupdates.com reports.

Super Falcons on Friday morning kick-started their 2023 FIFA women’s world cup tournament against Canada. And the match which was played at the Rectangular Stadium in Melbourne, saw the former WAFCON champions draw against their opponent.

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After a keenly contested first-half where the Super Falcons were dominated by Canada, the tide reversed in the second period. And the Nigerian ladies came out from their comfort half, and taking the challenge to the Americans.

Goal-scoring opportunities were presented to both sides, but bot failed to capitalize. Canada presented with a spot-kick in the 50th minute, after Nigeria’s Francesca Ordega tripped Sinclair in the penalty area. But, Goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie, stood up and was counted by making two wonderful saves to stop the Americans from taking the lead.

Few minutes to the end of duration, a counterattack by the Super Falcons forced Canada’s goalkeeper to make a save with her leg. But then, the attack was ruled out for offside position.

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With less than twenty minutes to stoppage time, Nigeria was reduced to ten following an unavoidable challenge from midfielder Deborah Abiodun. But the resilient team held their positions to stun their critics.

Super Falcons players relinquish 2023 World Cup glorious moment

Relinquishing their world cup debut, midfielder Christy Ucheibe took to social media saying:

“I remember watching the world cup 2011 and making a promise to my mum. That someday she will watch me play for the Super Falcons at the world cup. Although she isn’t with us anymore to have seen it; I am happy to have fulfilled that promise. And I know she would be so proud of me.”

Super Falcons FIFA women's World Cup debutants relinquish moment of glory
Christy Ucheibe playing for Nigeria at the 2023 FIFA women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand

Also, defender Blessing Oluwatosin Demehin, relished her dream coming true. And in her words, she admitted that one’s dream can come true with hardwork and faith.

“Once in a lifetime, dream eventually come true. It is with gladness in my heart and thanks on my lips to have made my senior@FIFAWWC debut. DREAMS DO COME TRUE IF YOU BELIEVE. Gratitude,” she wrote.

Nigeria will come up against FIFA women’s world cup co-host Australia on Thursday. And four days later, the team will entertain the Republic of Ireland in the final group match.

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