Nigerian women has qualified for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Round of 16, after having to wait until the final Group F fixtures, to see if they would progress.
USA thrashed Sweden 2-0 and more importantly, Chile could only defeat Thailand 2-0, despite needing to win by three un-replied goals.
Nigeria has taken the last slot reserved for the best third-placed countries. The other three are Brazil, China and Cameroon.
Nigeria lost 3-0 in their opener to Norway, before beating Korea Republic 2-0 to claim their first win. However, Thomas Dennerby’s ladies lost 1-0 under controversial circumstances to hosts France in their last Group A match.
They will now face Germany in the next round on June 22.