Nigeria duo of Rita Chikwelu and Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene escaped relegation with Levante Las Planas following a 1-0 win over Real Sociedad in a Spanish Liga F encounter on Saturday.
The hosts picked a vital win despite Real Sociedad’s dominance in ball possession and chances on Saturday.
The dominance and chances were thwarted by Maria Frances in goal for Las Planas at the Camp Municipal Les Planes, Sant Joan Despi.
After the restart, the deadlock was broken in the 62nd minute following a goalless first half as a free kick by Moroccan Yasmin Katie Mrabet located Irina Uribe beat goalkeeper Elene Lete Para for the matchwinner.
Chikwelu replaced Elena Julve in the 87th minute and received a yellow card in the 93rd minute for Las Planas
Her compatriot, Okobi-Okeoghene was an unused substitute for Las Planas as the team escaped relegation.
It seats in the 11th position with 26 points after 29 games, six points above the relegation zone with a game to the end of the season.