France lead New Zealand 1-0 at half-time

France is currently leading New Zealand 1-0 at half-time in the Group C match of the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup, underway at Bava Park in Port Moresby.

France scored through forward Marie-Charlotte Leger 17 minutes into the game.

Leger shot across 10 metres out from the left of the opposition's goal keeper.

The French girls dominated the game, having more ball possession.

New Zealand was weak in attack throughout the first half.

An additional three minutes was given.

French failed to score following an attempt by Sakina Karchaoui at extra time.


Pictures by Kennedy Bani

Quintina Naime