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Super Falcons Craw back to Draw 3:3 with Portugal in US Invitational Tourney

Last night, the Nigerian Super Falcons fought back from two goals down to get a 3-3 draw against Portugal in their second USA Summer Series game.

The Portuguese led 2-0 at a point in the game following an own-goal from Chidinma Okeke and Carole Costa , while Michelle Alozie reduced the deficit for the African champions two minutes before the interval.

Super Falcons team that lost to Jamaica

Telma Encarnação restored Portugal’s two-goal lead in the 49th minute but Asisat Oshoala and Ajibade scored later for the Super Falcons.

The Falcons had lost their first game against Jamaica on Thursday night, after Deneisha Blackwood’s second half effort condemned the Nigerians to defeat.

Portugal Women

Super Falcons head coach Randy Waldrum heaped plaudits on his players after their pulsating 3-3 draw against Portugal.

Super Falcons Coach, Randy Waldrum

The short tournament serves as the perfect warm up game for the Falcons who take on Ghana in an October African Women Cup of Nations qualifying game.

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