Agatha Nimene Begs Hat-Trick As Liberia Women’s U-20 Beat Guinea Women’s U-20
Liberia young sensational female football star, Agatha Nimene scored three times as newly founded Liberia Women’s U-20 defeated visiting Guinea Women’s U-20 at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Central Monrovia.
Agatha opened her scoring as early as four minutes when she curled in a set-piece from 28 yards.
She added a second eleven minutes later when she converted a penalty after Guinea defender handed the ball in the eighteen box.
The Blanco FC goal puncher completed her hat-trick in the fifty-first minute from another penalty following another handball by the Guinean defense.
Despite the 3-0 victory for Liberia women, Guinea dominated possession in most part of the match but struggled in their finishing, and poor in defense.
The game which was a first leg match in the 2020 FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup drew the largest crowd women football has ever witnessed in Liberia.
The turned out of fans was higher than the U-17 game against Niger at the same venue.
Speaking with The Monrovia Times following the win, the three goals hero, Agatha said she came to the match with confidence that she will net in three or more goals.
“I just had that confidence after challenging myself that I can do more than what Kieh did on the U-17 national team,” Agatha said.
The return leg will come on February 1, 2020, in Conakry Guinea, with the aggregate winner facing Senegal in the second round.