The 2022 FIFA U-20 Ladies’s World Cup ended early on Monday morning, with Spain beating defending champions Japan 3-1 within the closing on the Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San José.
The Spanish women had been unbeaten all through the match and confirmed their class towards the Asian queens to carry their first-ever World Cup title at this degree.
Within the third-place match performed on Sunday evening, Brazil took the Netherlands to the cleaners, thrashing the Europeans 4-1 to say the competitors’s bronze medal.
It could be recalled that the Netherlands accounted for Nigeria’s exit from the World Cup match within the quarterfinals.
The Orange Women flogged the Falconets 2-0 on August twenty first to ship the African queens on a tough journey again dwelling.
The Netherlands had been, nonetheless, stopped within the semifinal by Spain after succumbing to a 2-1 defeat to the eventual champions on August 25.
The ultimate rankings on the match positioned Nigeria in fifth place as the very best of the quarter-finalists.
The Falconets gained three video games and misplaced simply as soon as, scoring 5 targets and conceding three for a plus-two purpose distinction.
Thrilling Nigerian teenager Esther Onyenezide completed joint-third on the goalscorer chart with three targets.
The teenage attacking midfielder fell behind match high goalscorer Spain’s Inma Gabarro (7 targets) and Japan’s Maika Hamano (4 targets).
Nigeria have by no means gained the U-20 Ladies’s World Cup. The Falconets have completed as runners-up twice, although, in 2010 and 2014.