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USA 2-1 Nigeria: Watch as Uchenna Kanu scores a great goal to end USA 880 minutes clean sheet in DC

Uchenna Kanu scored a great goal as Nigeria were beaten 2-1 in a friendly game against USA in Washington DC.

The Super Falcons and the Americans were playing in the second friendly game after a 4-0 outcome in the first game.

USA took a 4-0 win against Nigeria in the first friendly but with a better display in the second friendly, Super Falcons only lost by 2-1.

An own goal from U20 captain Tosin Demenhin gave the American the 1-0 lead in the first half but Uchenna Kanu equalised for Nigeria few minutes after coming in in the second half.

Uchenna Kanu goal against USA

Uchenna Kanu’s goal for Nigeria was the first scored by a CAF team against the USA since the 2000 Olympics when they defeated Nigeria 7-1.

The goal also ended USA’s 880 minutes without conceding a goal.

USA eventually got the winning goal in the 66 minutes through Rose Lavelle.

Nigeria gave a good account of themselves but were beaten 2-1 in the end in a keenly contested game.

USA v Nigeria past meetings

USA 2-1 NGA | Friendly, 2022
USA 4-0 NGA | Friendly, 2022
USA 2-0 NGA | Friendly, 2021
NGA 0-1 USA | WWC, 2015
NGA 0-1 USA | WWC, 2007
USA 5-0 Nigeria | WWC, 2003
USA 7-1 NGA | Olympics,2000

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