Nigeria’s Falconets defeated France 1-0 in their opening Group C game at the U-20 FIFA Women’s World Cup on Friday morning.
Flourish Sabastine scored the decisive goal five minutes from time.
Both teams battled hard in the opening exchanges, with France carving out the first real chance on 10 minutes through captain Laurina Fraiser.
The game was stopped in the 20th minute by centre-referee Francia Gonzalez due to heavy rain.
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