Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how the 2019 Women's World Cup started on Friday, June 7, when the hosts France played South Korea in what was a tough opening match.
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With one goal under their belt - possibly having exorcized any daemons from two years ago - Norway seemed to relaxed, Caroline Graham Hansen's deft footwork to set up Reiten the sign that they had settled. The match between Norway and Nigeria needs be without a doubt cool. The Rosengård woman happy to pull her foot back and slam the ball into the roof of the net, high over Tochukwu Oluehi.
An own goal from Osinachi Ohale gave Norway a 3-0 lead in the 37th minute as they cruised to a comfortable win in their opener. The second game will be better than the first, we've learned so much from this first game and we'll come back.
Head Coach Thomas Dennerby introduced Chinaza Uchendu, Chidinma Okeke and Uchenna Kanu in the second half, and although there appeared to be some aspiration in the forwardline, the Falcons could not put their passes together with conviction to trouble the Norwegians.More news: Jon Stewart rails against Congress during hearing on 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund
Overall, apart from a golden opportunity for Asisat Oshoala, the last half hour progressed without incident. "The team deserves something better".
Reiten put Norway in front after 17 minutes when she volleyed home from a corner.More news: Donald Trump Mocks Democrat Theater with 'Loser' John Dean