Nigeria Super Falcons pulled through to the round off 16, after a dramatic match between Chile and Thailand, which saw Lara hitting the ball at the cross bar to denied them of the much needed goal, which stopped them for securing a place in the round of 16 ahead of Nigeria.
The super Falcons will now face Germany in their round of 16,and Cameroon’s Indomitable Lionesses face England. Has Nigeria’s qualification to the next round landed them in fire or would they pull the incredible?
Nigeria’s Super Falcons finally qualified for the knockout stage twenty-years after missing out on five consecutive occasions.
Super Falcons who are excited will face Germany on June 22, at Stade des Alpes, Grenoble.
This result means Chile are out of the tournaments. The ladies waited anxiously last night to confirm their place as the third best team to secure their place in the round of 16.