Ladies beat Nigeria

Thursday 18 July 2002

Fulham Ladies defeated the Nigerian National team today in a friendly at Craven Cottage. Kristy Moore socred in the 9th minute, followed by a second goal after 19 minutes with a penalty taken by Margunn Haugenes.

Nigeria came back strongly in the second half and despite scoring just eight minutes from the final whistle The Whites held on to their 2-1 lead.

Nigeria go on to play England in a friendly next Tuesday 23rd July at Norwich City. The game will be live on Sky TV.

Fulham have 7 players called up to the England Squad - the highest level from the club ever: Katie Chapman, Rachel Yankey, Rachel Unitt, Una Nwajie (new signing from Southampton), Rachel McArthur, Mary Phillip and Kristy Moore (who has previously played for Australia).