Super Falcons goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie saves 5th penalty in 8 UWCL matches

Penalty specialist, Chiamaka Nnadozie. (Photo Credit: Paris FC/X)

Super Falcons goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie saves 5th penalty in 8 UWCL matches

Izuchukwu Akawor 05:47 - 25.01.2024

Super Falcons goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie was the Saviour for Paris FC Women in the UEFA Women's Champions League against BK Hacken.

Nigerian goalkeeping sensation Chiamaka Nnadozie was the heroine again as she saved a penalty to keep Paris FC Feminines’ UEFA Women's Champions League hopes alive.

Nnadozie proved to be the decisive difference maker as the French side held their hosts BK Hacken at home on Wednesday night. 

Nnadozie shines for Paris again

The 23-year-old proved why she is the current African goalkeeper of the year with another sensational outing for her club as they remain on course for a place for the next round heading into the final game of the group stage. 

Nnadozie denied Rosa Kafaji from 12 yards in the 21st minute in what was her fifth spot-kick save in just eight matches in the Women’s Champions League.

Super Falcons goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie | credit: Imago

She made two saves against English giants Arsenal Women, and stopped another one against last season's finalists, Wolfsburg before pulling off a fourth save against Liga F giants Real Madrid. 

The Super Falcons star’s latest heroics also included six saves, 17 recoveries and 46 touches against Hacken.

Nnadozie before her heriocs against Wolfsburg to inspire Paris FC in the UWCL. (Photo Credit: Paris Feminine/Instagram)

Her incredible penalty record has made her one of the most feared keepers in women's football. Nnadozie shootout sorcery leaves opponents dreading stepping up to face her and preserved a precious point for her French side on their European adventure.

With the Super Falcon pulling her weight behind the sticks, Paris go into the last game against Chelsea Women still in contention for a place in the quarterfinal. 

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