It was a very close call for the Falconets as they lost to Germany 1-0 in the final of the U-20 Women’s World Cup on Sunday, August 24th, 2014 in Montreal, Canada.
The goal came in extra time to break Nigeria’s hearts by Lena Peterman after capitalizing of a poor clearance from a Nigerian defender. This will be the third time Germany will win the competition, and the 2nd time Nigeria loses to them in the final.
Asisat Oshoala was voted the Most Valuable player at the 2014 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada, and also won the Golden Ball, and golden boot awards. She scored a total of 7 goals in the competition.