Falconets Beat Tunisia 4-0.

Nigeria’s Falconets emerged 4-0 winners of their first leg FIFA 2014 Women’s U-20 World Cup second round qualifier against Tunisia on Saturday in Abuja.

Captain Okaeme Helen opened scoring for Nigeria and Uchechi Sunday followed suit with a hat-trick.

The first half ended scoreless as the North Africans decided to pack their bus inside the main-bowl of the Abuja National Stadium.

The Falconets teared their defence apart seven minutes after the break before Rivers Angels striker Sunday completed her hat-trick four minutes to the dead.

Falconets Win Tunisia 4-0 in Abuja.
Falconets Win Tunisia 4-0 in Abuja.

The victory gives the Nigerian ladies a foothold heading into the reverse fixture in a fortnight in Tunis, Tunisia.

The team with the best aggregate score in the two-legged tie will edge closer towards grabbing the ticket for the Fifa Under-20 World Cup holding in Canada in 2014.

The Falconets reached the semi-finals of the previous tournament held in the Japan.


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