What a game! The United States Women’s National Team faced Nigeria in another first round game of the 2015 Women’s World Cup. It definitely was a battle for the books! In the end, the U.S. beat Nigeria in a very memorable match, 1-0.
The United States Women’s National Team has had a great streak so far as they’ve been competing for the 2015 Women’s World Cup — and that didn’t stop in game 3! After ending their last game against Sweden with a tie, our girls struck again, winning against Nigeria with a 1-0 score. You go, girls!
The U.S. was atop their game from start to finish. Their defense was especially on point throughout the game, as Nigeria wasn’t even able to score a goal. The U.S.’s star player Abby Wambach scored a goal early in the game in a spectacular play, which had the crowd and her teammates roaring with applause. The Americans kept up their energy throughout the game, and Hope Solo was easily able to defend every goal that came her way. After winning Group D, the U.S. will move on to the Group of 16 in Edmonton on June 22.
Before battling it out with the American girls, Nigeria played against Sweden on June 8, which ended in a draw reports ESPN. Nigeria has been killing it lately as they made themselves capable of holding down one of the most talented teams in the world to a tie. Ah-mazing!
The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team’s World Cup Success
If you’ve been paying attention to previous matches, you know that the United States Women’s National Team has been slaying their worldwide competition. After beating Australia and tying with Sweden, it’s clear that these ladies have been it it to win it from the get-go! This is quite a thrilling time for the girls and they’ve been showing their fans how grateful they are for their success by continuing to kill it with each and every game they play.
In case you’re unfamiliar with the Women’s World Cup and want to know more, make sure to check out HollywoodLife.com’s list of 5 things on who to watch and what to know during this year’s tournament by clicking here! Get more info about Christine Sinclair, find out who is playing who with a comprehensive schedule, and learn so much more. #Goal!
HollywoodLifers — who were YOU rooting for this game? USA or Nigeria? Let us know!
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