Oshoala makes history as Super Falcons beat South Korea

Super Falcons By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 12/06/2019

Asista Oshoala makes history as Super Falcons beat South Korea 2-0 at Stade des Alpes in the ongoing FIFA Womens' World Cup in France on Wednesday afternoon.

Both teams head into the match on the back of a loss as Nigeria lost 3-0 to Norway, while South Korea lost to host France 4-0 in the campaign opener. 

An own goal from Kim Doyeon and a 75th-minute strike from Asisat Oshoala hands Nigeria the win, it's first of this edition's World Cup.

It is an own goal from South Korean defender Kim Doyeon as she tries to clear Okobi's long ball over the top but hadn't realised that Kim Minjung had come off her line to collect it herself. It bounced past Oparanozie and the goalkeeper and bounced into the back of the empty net!

VAR looks at the goal as it looked like Oparanozie reached out a hand to touch it, but the goal stands as it didn't seem intentional.

Okeke runs through the midfield before setting up Oshoala up front as she points to Okeke where she wants the ball. Oshoala gets past Hwang on the edge of the box before she touches the ball past the keeper and scores from the goal line in what is a very tight angle at the near post.

That result means Nigeria are level on points with France and Norway, who face off tonight