Nigeria’s national women’s football team will not advance to the highly anticipated quarter-final stage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, which is presently taking place in Australia and New Zealand.
In a heartbreaking turn of events, the Super Falcons were defeated by England in a nail-biting penalty shoot-out during the Round of 16 match on Monday.
Nigeria and England battled it out on the pitch in an exciting match that ended in a hard-fought 0-0 stalemate after 120 minutes of play.
Desire Oparanozie and Michelle Alozie failed to convert their penalty kicks in a nail-biting penalty shootout.
The highly anticipated quarter-final phases will take place this weekend, with exciting matches scheduled for both Friday and Saturday.