Super Falcons goalkeeper Nnadozie Chiamaka was elated to keep a clean sheet and lead her team Paris FC to a crucial 2-0 home victory over Guingamp in the French Division 1 Féminine.
The match was a tale of two halves, with a tense first half ending scoreless. However, Paris FC turned the game around in the second half, thanks to goals from Gaëtane Thiney and Julie Dufour, Footballrover reports
Thiney, a 37-year-old forward, scored her fourth league goal of the season from the penalty spot in the 69th minute to give Paris FC a well-deserved lead. Dufour, a 22-year-old midfielder, sealed the win with a goal in the dying minutes of the game.
Nnadozie Chiamaka and her teammates dominated the game, enjoying 63% possession and completing 428 passes compared to Guingamp’s 37% possession and 259 passes.
Shortly after the game, the Super Falcons World Cup star took to her X page (formerly Twitter) to express her joy over the clean sheet and the important victory.
“Three points, a clean sheet, an important win at home,” she wrote.
+ 3 , CLEAN SHEET. IMPORTANT WIN AT HOME ???????? pic.twitter.com/UMlry38liZ
— Nnadozie chiamaka (@Nadoziechiamaka) October 14, 2023
The win over Guingamp propelled Paris FC to the top of the league table with 12 points from four games, maintaining their perfect start to the season. It was also Nnadozie Chiamaka’s second clean sheet of the campaign.
Next up for Nnadozie Chiamaka and Paris FC is a trip to AOK Stadion to face Wolfsburg in the second round of the UEFA Women’s Champions League on Wednesday. The teams are tied 3-3 on aggregate.