Falconets Spank Liberia 7-1

Falconets Spank Liberia 7-1

—In U-20 World Cup Qualifier

The Falconets began began their campaign for a place at next year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Papua New Guinea by thrashing Liberia 7-1 on Sunday in Monrovia.

A hat-trick from Yetunde Adeboyejo (15th, 36th, 60th minutes) and goals from Amarachi Orjinma (78th, 87th minutes) Chinwendu Ihezuo (31st minute), Juliet Sunday (75th minute) secured the emphatic win for the Falconets.

The Falconets will host the Liberians in Nigeria in two weeks time.

At the 2014 edition in Canada, the Falconets lost 1-0 in the final to Germany.

Super Falcons and Liverpool Ladies striker, Asisat Oshoala, emerged the highest goal scorer and Most Valuable Player of the tournament.
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