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Women’s World Cup: Nigerian Coach angry with FIFA

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Nigeria manager Thomas Dennerby was left angered by match officials after the twice-taken penalty saw his side lose 1-0.

‘If I give you my honest feelings, they’ll probably send me home so it’s better I don’t say anything,’ Dennerby said in his post-match press conference.

 

“My players are heroes. Of course, I’m disappointed by the result, France is a really good team and don’t need support from anybody to win games.

“The girls were fighting so well, they followed the match plan and it’s getting destroyed by people that we’re not so happy with.”

New rules state that goalkeepers only have to have one foot on the line at penalties.

Super Falcons later qualified as Argentina held Scotland to a 3-3 tie  match.

it is ironicak that the VAR controversy that would have been the determinant for the Falcons exit was responsible for thier redemption as well.

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