U20 WWC Falconets player ratings : Demehin leader, Oyono commanding, Oshobukola technical
Published: August 12, 2022
 U20 WWC Falconets player ratings : Demehin leader, Oyono commanding, Oshobukola technical

The Falconets of Nigeria were able to see off The Litte Blues of France in their first game of the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup held in Costa Rica with a slim 1-0 scoreline.


The goal was scored by Sabastine in the 85th minute before their showdown against South Korea on August 14th.

Allnigeriasoccer.com presents the player ratings for the game.


The Starters


Monle Oyono: Good game, made some routine stops and was commanding of her area. (7/10)


Deborah Abiodun : Strong tackling. Did well to repel France's attacks. (8/10)


Oluwatosin Demehin : Leader. Marshalled the defence excellently. (8/10)


Omowunmi Oshobukola : Technical. Great passing range. Unfazed by the pressure. (8/10)


Esther Onyenezide : Good game. Ran tirelessly and did well against France's swift attacks. (7/10)


Flourish Sabastine : Grabbed the winning goal with a smart finish after a great run. Match winner. (8.5/10)


Bashirat Amoo :  Lively. Kept the French left-back on her toes for the whole game. (7.5/10)


Mercy Idoko : Powerful. Did well as an outlet to relieve pressure. (7.5/10)


Rofiat Imuran : Worked hard. Great ball usage and general awareness. (7.5/10)


Jumoke Alani :  Ran tirelessly to prevent the midfield from being overrun. Made a few mistakes on the ball but very good performance. (7.5/10)


Joy Jerry : Struggled in the opening exchanges but grew into the game as well as she could. (7/10)


The Substitutes


Chiamaka Okwuchukwu : Almost made an instant impact but she couldn't connect with Sabastine pass (7/10).


Blessing Okpe : Replaced Abiodun in the 88th minute to run the game down. (N/A)

Oluchi Ohaegbulem : Replaced goalscorer Sabastine in the 88th minute to wind down the clock. (N/A)


Sofoluwe Mayowa


Photo Credit : fifa.com


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