Super Falcons: Ihezuo nets brace in Henan Huishang win

Super Falcons: Ihezuo nets brace in Henan Huishang win

Super Falcons striker, Chiwendu Ihezuo continued from where she left off in the previous game as her brace helped Henan Huishang to a 2-0 win over Hebei CFFC in the just concluded week.

The striker who moved to China a couple of months ago has now taken her tally to six goals in six games for the club.

In England, Ini Umotong and her Brighton team thumped West Ham 0-4 in the final game of the season with the Nigerian striker playing her own part in the rout despite being unlucky to get on the score sheet.

As early as the ninth minute Umotong forced the West Ham goalkeeper into a good save from inside the penalty area.

It was only a matter of time before the first goal came with Umotong playing a significant role in the build-up to the opener.

Again, in the 35th minute Umotong tested the West Ham goalkeeper and her effort was once again well handled as the Nigerian striker continued to torment the West Ham defence till the end as Brighton won by four unreplied goals.

In Sweden, both Halimatu Ayinde and Ngozi Okobi were left out of the starting XI as Eskilstuna United lost 1-0 to Vittsjo. Meanwhile, Faith Ikidi featured for the entire duration of Pitea’s 2-1 win over Rita Chikwelu’s Kristianstad.

Finally, former Female African Footballer of the Year, Asisat Oshoala hopes to make history with Barcelona by winning the UEFA Women’s Champions League for the first time this weekend when Barcelona take on Lyon in Budapest.

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