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USWNT Dominates Nigeria 7-1 in World Cup Match at Soldier Field



Uswnt Dominates Nigeria 7 1 In World Cup Match At Soldier Field

In a thrilling Group A World Cup match at Soldier Field in Chicago, the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) showcased their dominance with a resounding 7-1 victory over Nigeria, in front of a crowd of 65,080 spectators.

The game started off on a surprising note as Nigeria took the lead just 73 seconds into the match with a goal from midfielder Nkiru Okosieme. However, the USWNT quickly turned the tide, scoring six goals in a record-breaking first half.

After an own goal by Nigeria leveled the score at 1-1, Mia Hamm, Tiffeny Milbrett, Kristine Lilly, Michelle Akers, and Cindy Parlow all added goals to give the USA a commanding 6-1 lead at halftime.

With the victory, the USWNT moved into first place in Group A, setting the stage for an exciting final match in the first round of play.

To celebrate the 25-year anniversary of the 1999 Women’s World Cup team, a special “Impact 99” legacy match will be held at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. on July 13, featuring a reunion of all 20 players from the historic tournament.

Rachel Adams

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