Chikwelu outshines Chawinga and Addo as Kristianstad defeat Kvarnsveden

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The Nigerian found the net twice as her side humbled Kwaradevesn despite the Malawian and Ghanaian efforts in a Swedish elite division encounter

Rita Chikwelu scored a brace in Kristianstad's 5-2 victory over Tabitha Chawinga and Elizabeth Addo's Kvarnsveden in Sunday's Swedish women top-flight encounter.

In the 10th minute, the hosts took the lead courtesy of the Nigeria international's goal from the spot. Becky Edwards doubled their lead nine minutes later, but Chawinga pulled one back.

On the hour mark, Chikwelu restored her side's two-goal advantage converting another penalty and Therese Ivarsson scored the fourth goal.

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Ghana's Addo halved the visitors’ deficit, but Hanna Sandstrom fired home the fifth at the death to complete the rout.

The brace were Chikwelu's fourth and fifth goals in 21 league appearances this season while Chawinga's effort saw her finish as league top scorer with 25 goals in the same number of games.

Addo registered five goals in 19 games as their team failed to escape relegation.

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