Nigeria beat Australia 3-2 in Women’s World Cup

Match report as Nigeria beat World Cup co-hosts Australia to blow Group B wide open; Emily van Egmond broke deadlock but Uchenna Kanu found immediate reply; Barcelona forward Asisat Oshoala made the difference from the bench, assisting Nigeria’s second and scoring their third.

The co-hosts now face an uphill battle to qualify from Group B, with both Nigeria and Canada in pole position to progress – both locked on four points at the top of the standings.