The Super Falcons defeated Romania 4-1 in the China Four-Nation Invitational Tournament in Wuhua on Sunday, reports Completesports.com.
It was the first time in two decades that the nine-time African champions would record a win against a European opponent.
Chiwendu Ihezuo gave Thomas Dennerby’s side the lead one minute into the interval.
In the second half, strikes from Onome Ebi, Rita Chikwelu and Ini-Abasi Umotong secured a third-place finish at the invitational tournament.
The Super Falcons had lost 3-0 to China in their first game of the competition.
The Nigerian ladies are shaping up for the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France in June.
Thomas Dennerby’s team are also billed to participate in the Cyprus Women’s Cup from February 25 to March 7. Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Italy, North Korea, Mexico, Slovakia, South Africa and Thailand are the other nations invited to take part in the tourney