Nigerian born forward opens Arsenal career with a goal

The Nigerian born US international started her Arsenal Ladies career on a positive note after scoring a cracker on her debut in the 1-1 draw against Notts County on Thursday.

 

Nigerian born Chioma Ubogagu opened her Arsenal Ladies career with a goal on her debut.

The USA international scored a cracker in the 1-1 draw against Notts County on Thursday, April 2..

Ubogagu, a 2012 FIFA Women U-20 World Cup winner for the USA played 89 times for the US team, scored 27 goals with 37 assists; undefined.

After struggling for most of the first half, Arsenal Ladies came back fighting in the second half and was rewarded with Chioma Ubogagu goal.

A second half substitute, Chioma Ubogagu's impact was felt right away as she wind past an opponent at the edge of the 18-yard box then released a curler that swept off the face of the goal post.

She thereafter scored with a cracker from 20-yards to earn the Gunners a point against Notts Count.

Speaking to Arsenal official website after the game, the 22-year-old said scoring on her debut was a dream come true.

“Scoring my first goal feels good,” Chioma told Arsenal.com.

“I’m happy to be here at Arsenal and I’m happy to get some game time. The goal was just a dream come true."

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