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African Champion Nigeria wins for the first time at the Women's World Cup. For the South Koreans a progress is hardly possible.

For the Nigerian fans there is reason to cheer.
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Nigeria – South Korea 2: 0

In the preliminaries of the women's World Cup, the Nigerian team won the first victory: The African champions won against South Korea 2: 0. The first goal of the game fell in the 29th minute: an own goal of the South Korean Kim Do Yeon. The referee Anastasia Pustovoitova had the gate checked again by the video assistant, but it counted. In the second half could Nigeria extend the lead: The striker Asisat Oshoala scored the 2: 0 (75th minute).

It presented itself South Korea engaged and had more chances to score. After a 4-0 defeat by France, it is already the second defeat for the Koreans – with zero points and a goal difference of 0: 6 South Korea is now in last place in Group A. Nigeria were inferior to Norway in the first game of the preliminary round 0: 3. With today's victory, Nigerian women still have a chance of advancing.

. (TagsToTranslate) Sports (t) Women's World Cup (t) Nigeria (t) South Korea


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