Nigeria beat South Korea in Group Stage Match 2 of the 2019 Women's World Cup, 2-0, setting the team up to advance to the next stage of the tournament. This was Nigeria's fourth win in eight World Cup appearances. South Korea attacked early, and Nigeria was able keep them at bay. Luck seemed to change for Nigeria when Kim Do-yeon accidentally steered the ball past her own goalkeeper. There was a video review on the shot, in efforts to confirm whether or not Nigeria's captain Desire Oparanozie had brushed the ball with her had. The point stood. In the 58th minute, Nigeria caught a fast break and scored the final goal.