The Nigerian women’s football team, the Super Falcons of Nigeria edged Haiti with a narrow win in an international friendly match.
The match ended 2-1 in favour of the Super Falcons on Friday, April 7 at the Emirhan Sports Centre.
Esther Okonkwo scored the first goal of the game in the 40th minute and Barcelona Femeni striker Asisat Oshoala doubled the scores in the 58th minute.
The Haitians were able to pull one goal back due to a defensive mix up from the Falcons.
The Super Falcons are also scheduled to play New Zealand on Tuesday, April 11 at the Mardan Sports Complex.
The friendly matches are in preparation for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The 2023 Women’s World Cup will take place in New Zealand and Australia between July 20 and August 20.