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Nigerian national U-20 women’s football team, the Super Falconets, are one step away from qualifying for the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica after an impressive 3-1 away win against Senegal in the first leg of the final round of qualifiers on Saturday, March 12, 2022. Flourish Sabastine’s hat-trick was all the Chris Danjuma tutored side needed to have the advantage going into the second leg in Nigeria.

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Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, returned to scoring ways on Sunday, March 13, 2022, as Napoli beat Verona 2-1 away from home to remain in the Italian SerieA title race. Osimhen scored both goals in the 14th and 71st minutes of the encounter.

In the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Rivers United maintained their unbeaten streak on Sunday, March 13, after a hard-fought away draw against Gombe United at the Pantami Stadium. The result saw the Stanley Eguma led side remain top of the league log with 39 points from 18 games, while Plateau United also held Enyimba to a 1-1 draw in Aba to remain second with 38 points.

League defending champions, Akwa United, suffered a heavy 3-0 home defeat at the hands of Enugu Rangers on Sunday. Strikes from Samuel Pam, Chidiebere Nwobodo, and Shedrack Asiegbu, saw the Flying Antelopes return to Enugu with all three points.

Abia Warriors also recorded an away victory after a hard-fought 2-1 win over Lobi Stars in Makurdi. Valentine Odoh gifted the visitors the lead in the 54th minute, but Lobi responded with a Solomon Kwambe strike two minutes later. Odoh will score another goal with six minutes left to play to hand the Aba-based side all three points.

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See Full NPFL Results Below:

  1. Gombe United 0-0 Rivers United
  2. Enyimba 1-1 Plateau United
  3. Akwa United 0-3 Enugu Rangers
  4. Lobi Stars 1-2 Abia Warriors
  5. Shooting Stars 1-0 Kano Pillars
  6. Niger Tornadoes 1-0 Remo Stars
  7. Kwara United 2-1 Heartland
  8. Nasarawa United 1-1 MFM
  9. Katsina United 1-1 Wikki Tourists
  10. Sunshine Stars 2-1 Dakkada


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This article was first published on 14th March 2022


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