A brilliant goal by Asisat Oshoala helped earn Nigeria a first win at the 2019 Women’s World Cup .

Nigeria went ahead after South Korea’s defender Kim Do-yeon drove the ball past her own keeper.

Ex-Arsenal player Oshoala roundend the keeper to score Nigeria’s second goal.

South Korea, who face Norway in their third and final group match on Monday, are yet to score or earn a point.

Nigeria will confirm a place in the knockout stage if they beat hosts on Monday 17th June 2019 (10:00PM) in Rennes.

However, they still have a chance of advancing as one of the four best third-placed teams. Nigeria also came into this game on the back of a defeat after losing 3-0 to Norway.

“We said when we started that we wanted to be in the last 16 .”said Nigeria boss Thomas Dennerby.

“We already have a good team spirit but maybe this win will give us a little bit more. Now we go to play France, which is a really good team as well.

South Korea on the other hand are anchored at the bottom of Group A with a goal difference of minus six.

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