In a bid to put the team in proper shape for the 2019 Women’s FIFA World Cup slated for France, Nigeria’s Super Falcons crushed Iceland club, UMF Selfoss 6-1 in an international friendly encounter played in Spain.
Selfoss took an early lead through Reimus Magda before Nigeria’s Uchenna Kanu levelled the score in the 42nd minutes.
Ini Umotong netted a brace in the 62nd and 69th minutes before Courtney Dike grabbed a hattrick to the delight of team’s manager, Thomas Dernneby.
Nigeria will play another friendly tie against Canada on Monday, 8th April.
The African Women Cup of Nations champions have been pitted alongside host, France, Norway, South Korea in group A of the FIFA tournament.
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