FIFA U20WWC: Ajibade ‘Happy’ Falconets Through To W/Cup Quarter-Finals
Rasheedat Ajibade is pleased to see the Falconets advance to the quarter-finals of the ongoing 2018 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France even if she was stripped of her goal
Ajibade bundled in Anam Imo’s cross in additional time to earn the Falconets a 1-1 draw against China in their final group game played at the Dinan-Lehon stadium on Monday.
Zhang Linyan had scored a brilliant individual goal to give China the lead in the 41st minute after skipping past two Falconets defenders in the box before sending the goalkeeper,Chiamaka Nnadozie the wrong way.
“The goal today has been given as an own goal by but I will take that anyday . Ajibade tweeted after the game.
“We are through. Well done team ! To God be the glory. Room for improvement but will enjoy the day.
The Falconets will face Spain in the quarter-finals on Thursday.