April 13, 2024

Flourish Sabastine via Super Falcons on Twitter

The 17-year-old continued with the scoring form she carried over from the qualifiers where she finished top scorer in the qualifiers.

UNNICH Sports Club of Aba graduate, Flourish Sabastine scored that helped Nigeria beat France 1-0 at the ongoing FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica.

The 17-year-old continued with the scoring form she carried over from the qualifiers where she finished top scorer in the qualifiers.

The Falconets started like a house on fire and were a match for the star-studded French side.

Following the first twenty minutes of play, the match was suspended due to a heavy downpour but play resumed an hour later.

France got a goal courtesy of a strike from Jade Nassi but VAR canceled it before the Chris Danjuma-led women grabbed the winner late in the 85th minute through Flourish Sabastine.

Nigeria will face South Korea on Sunday, August 14 before their next group game against Canada.

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