The Super Falcons of Nigeria have defeated co-hosts of the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup, Australia 3-2.
Emily van Egmond scored for Australia in the first half before Uchenna Kanu equalized for Nigeria before half-time.
In the second half, Osinachi Ohale and Asisat Oshoala both scored for Nigeria while Alanna Kennedy scored a late consolation goal for Australia.
The result means Randy Waldrum’s side now tops Group B with four points from two games.
Nigeria is ahead of Canada, which sits in second position and Australia, in third position. The Republic of Ireland is in fourth position with no points.
With the win, the Nigerian women are on the verge of making it to the second round of the competition.
Their next encounter will be against Ireland who are already out of the competition after suffering two losses.