U-20 World Cup: Japan Humble Nigeria’s Female Team 6-0

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Updated November 13, 2016

U-20 NigeriaNigeria’s national U-20 women’s team has begun their campaign at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup on an unimpressive note in Papua New Guinea.

Nigeria suffered their worst defeat in the history of the competition, losing 6-0 to Japan at the Bava Park, Port Moresby.

Mami Ueno bagged a hat-trick while Yuka Momiki scored either side of the break, as the young Nadeshiko ran riot in their opening Group B game.

Both sides will return to Brava Park on November 16 when japan next face Spain in a top-of-the-group clash, while Nigeria will meet Canada.