Nigeria beats Mexico to advance at U20 World Cup

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TOKYO (AP) — Nigeria beat Mexico 1-0 on Desire Oparanozie’s extra time goal to advance to the semifinals of the women’s under-20 World Cup on Thursday.
Nigeria dominated the first hour but was unable to breakthrough until Oparanozie’s header from Ugo Njoku’s cross in the 109th minute at Tokyo’s National Stadium.
Nigeria, runner-up at the 2010 tournament, will next play the winner of Friday’s quarterfinal between the United States and North Korea on Tuesday.

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