Two second goals by Jessie Fleming (50th minute) and Vanessa Gilles (72nd minute) earned the world’s sixth-ranked team victory over the African champions in their first encounter in Vancouver on Friday (Saturday morning in Nigeria). However, Coach Randy Waldrum prosecuted that game with only 14 outfield players, most of whom arrived on the eve of the match due to late issuance of visa from their respective bases.
The friendly game at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver saw Nigeria’s goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie and later Tochukwu Oluehi, making good saves to limit the 2020 Tokyo Olympic champions.
Two players-defenders Onome Ebi and Glory Ogbonna-were among the contingent that flew out of Nigeria aboard a Lufthansa Airline plane on Tuesday night, and connected a flight from Frankfurt to Vancouver on Wednesday. The other players are to fly direct to Vancouver from their bases in Europe and the American continent.
Besiktas forward Cyle Larin opened the scoring for Canada, before Club Brugge winger Tajon Buchanan doubled their lead just before half time. Reading winger Junior Hoilett then made it 3-0 eight minutes before full time, with Jamaica’s Adrian Mariappa scoring an own goal in injury time to complete an emphatic victory for Canada.
This reaction came immediately after the draw ceremony which saw the team pitted in Group B against France, Serbia, Japan, Canada and host Australia.
The cancellation of existing export permits and additional sanctions were announced at a press conference on Thursday with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly and Defence Minister Anita Anand.
Recall that during the #EndSARS protest against police brutality and bad governance that took place in Nigeria in October 2020, the Canadian government condemned the actions taken to quell it.
Trudeau said Canadians were “shocked and frankly disgusted” by some protesters’ behaviour, which has reportedly included vandalism and racial abuse.
PM resolve followed rash of protests that have trailed the rising cases and lingering effects of COVID-19 on social life in Canada.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this in a leaked audio, where he revealed that the ban on the three nations would be announced on Monday or Tuesday by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19.
The Minister of Aviation, Captain Hadi Sirika, announced the restriction decision on Sunday in Lagos State.
The summit is being held in partnership with Abedorc Productions Inc Canada, the resident host of the conference.
Recall that the DJ who was signed by Peter Okoye as his personal disc jockey in 2017, made headlines after capturing the shooting which occurred at Lekki Toll Gate in an Instalive video on October 20, 2020.
De Grasse, who claimed the 100m bronze and 200m silver at the 2016 Olympics and 2019 World Championships, finally fulfilled his potential under the clear night sky at the Tokyo Stadium.
Jessie Fleming grabbed the winning goal with a 75th minute penalty.
A statement issued by the president of JIFORM, which comprises over 300 journalists covering migration across the continents headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, Ajibola Abayomi, directed interested applicants to log on to www. jiformalert.org to register for the event.
Simard stated this while speaking on the celebration of 2021 Canadian National Day in Abuja
On Tuesday, thermometers rose to 49.5 degrees Celsius in Lytton, British Columbia, “breaking the daily and all-time temperature records for the third straight day,” local weather authorities tweeted.
Canadian lawmakers passed a controversial bill that aims to regulate programming distributed by media streaming services and social platforms like…
Gbajabiamila, who expressed appreciation for the existing relationships between the two countries, which led to a significant rise in trade, education and technology over the years, however, emphasixed the need for Canada to explore areas of security, cybersecurity, biosafety, energy as well as parliamentary diplomacy to the benefit of both countries.