Uchenna Grace Kanu is on target as Super Falcons suffered another defeat after losing 2-1 United State of America in an internatenatinal friendly encounter at Audi Field on Wednesday early morning.
The Americans took the lead 24th minute of play as Nigerian defender Blessing Demehi put into her net to hand the host advantages.
Super Falcons leveled the score 1-1 five minutes into the second half as the dethroned African Champions managed to score a goal against the USA for the first time in about 20 years since the first encounter take place.
Megan Rapinoe comes off the bench, delivers an inch-perfect cross for Rose Lavelle whose header was on target, and beats Nigerian goalkeeper Chiamaka Cynthia Nnadozie in the post to make 2-1 in the 65th minute as Super Falcon’s defence goes to sleep to allow the cross to evade them.
Super Falcons pushing forward in numbers in search of a late breakthrough but Nigerian coach Randy Waldrum makes ttriplesubstitute to get an equalizer to no avail as the encounter ended in favor of the USA.
Despite Super Falcon’s improved performance against the Americans, we end the two-legged international friendly fixtures 6-1 on aggregate