Nigeria’s U-20 women’s team, has been thrashed 6-0 by Japan. The team began their FIFA U-20 World Cup in Papua New Guinea on a sad note.
Yuka Momiki scored twice for the Asians, while Mami Ueno scored a hat-trick. Falconets’ Mary Ologbosere was responsible for an own goal in the game.
Momiki opened scoring in the 34th minute, before Ueno doubled their advantage three minutes later. Momiki got her second in the 51st minute, before Ologbosere’s own goal made it 4-0.
Ueno then netted twice to complete her hat-trick.
Record has it that this is the second time Japan will defeat Nigeria at the U-20 World Cup, after they won as hosts in 2012.