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Sports News of Wednesday, 7 September 2022


Super Falcons end 20-year goalless streak against USA

The last time the Super Eagles scored against the United States Women’s National Team was in 1999 when the Americans came from behind to thrash the Falcons 7-1

The United States’ women’s team continued their streak against African opposition and extended their unbeaten to 7 games.

They’ve also extended their unbeaten streak at home to 71 matches.

United States have now defeated Nigeria five times and South Africa two times with Tuesday’s fixture more closely fought.

The Americans took the lead through a Tosin Demehin own goal in the 24th minute before fighting back in the second half.