Chiamaka Nnadozie becomes youngest goalkeeper to keep clean sheet at FIFA World Cup

Chiamaka Nnadozie becomes youngest goalkeeper to keep clean sheet at FIFA World Cup

Chiamaka Nnadozie, Super Falcons' shot-stopper becomes the youngest goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet at the FIFA women's World Cup history.

The Rivers Angels goaltender was in goal when Nigeria beat Korea Republic 2-0 in their second Group A encounter at the Stade des Alpes on Wednesday, June 12.

An own goal from Kim Doyeon in the first half with a superb finish from newly signed Barcelona star Asisat Oshoala gave the African champions their first win of the tourney.

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The win however position the Nigerian women for a chance to reach the next stage of the championship, depending on their next result against France.

Nnadozie is currently 18 years and 186 days - and will clock 19 on December 8 but her amazing performances beats her age.

Meanwhile, Oshoala, who scored a super goal after dribbling past Korea's goalkeeper has been voted the best player of the game.

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The striker's input counted when it mattered most as her team now have three points on the table and will be hoping for a favourable result in their remaining game.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigeria's Super Falcons bounced back to winning ways at the ongoing FIFA Women's World Cup in France following their 2-0 win over Korea Republic.

Barcelona forward Asisat Oshoala sealed the win for her side after Kim Doyeon's own goal had given them the lead earlier in the game.

They will battle France in their last Group A meeting as they hope to gather all the points needed to reach the next phase of the championship.

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