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Sports News of Thursday, 19 October 2023


UWCL: Nnadozie inspires Paris FC to first-ever group stage qualification after win over Wolfsburg

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Chiamaka Nnadozie made a penalty save as she inspired Paris FC to beat Wolfsburg and qualify for a first-ever UEFA Women’s Champions League group stage, reports.

In the second round, second leg tie in Germany on Wednesday, Paris FC won 2-0 to progress 5-3 on aggregate. The first leg in France ended 3-3.

Recall Paris FC knocked out Arsenal in the first round via penalty shootout with Nnadozie making two saves.

In Wednesday’s tie Paris FC opened the scoring in the 38th minute thanks to Julie Dufour.

Wolfsburg had a big opportunity to equalise after they were awarded a penalty.

But Nnadozie got down well to her left to stop Dominique Janssen’s effort on 61 minutes.

In the 90th minute Louise Fleury got the French club’s second and cement their place in the group stage for the first time.