UWCL: Uchechi at the double as Minsk books second round ticket

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Nigerian contingents in the fold of Minsk had reasons to celebrate as the club booked their ticket to the next round of the UEFA Women’s Champions League on Sunday.

A brace from Uchechi Sunday was the highlight of the day as the reigning Belarus champions thrashed Vllaznia in Sarajevo.

Uchechi proved more accurate once the action got under way, netting a first-half double as Minsk demonstrated their threat on the counter-attack.

The Nigerian put her team ahead less than 15 minutes into match, with Hanna Pilipenka
netting the second five minutes to the half-hour mark.

Uchechi added a third late in the 27th minute with a crisp finish.

Ishola Tawa lasted the entire match duration, Onome Ebi replaced Gift Otuwe in the second half, while Sunday was benched for the entire match duration.

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