The Africa’s heavyweight undoubtedly made history by reaching their seventh to seal their ever-present place after showing up at the six previous editions of the U-20 Women’s World Cup and dented hopes of their opponents South Africa at reaching their first-ever world finals at this level.
The Nigeria U-20 national team won by a lone goal through Yetunde Adegoyejo at Dobsonville Stadium on Saturday, 25 January.
The Basetsana went into the return leg on the back of a 6-0 loss in the first leg played in Abuja, Nigeria about two weeks ago.
The aim of South African National U20 Women’s team, Basetsana qualification for the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup was on a high until vistors, Nigeria grabbed an early lead in the 3rd minute via Yetunde Adegoyejo who plys her club trade with Nigeria’s River Angels.
The home side never lost hopes for the impossible despite conceding an early goal as they rally back for a victory crashed under their on eyes as South Africans failed to find the back of the net.
South Africa misses out on their first ever U-20 World Cup and crashed out without scoring a goal after conceding seven.
Nigeria, however has bagged one of the available two tickets to represent the African continent at the 2014 edition of the women’s World Cup to be staged in Canada from 5-24 August.