Both teams had chances at the Prince Mohammed International Stadium in Al Zarqa, but could not convert.
England went close courtesy of a Georgia Stanway free-kick on 32 minutes while Stanway also had a chance late on to snatch the three points, but walloped over the bar.
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Nigeria were the dominant force for much of the second period with Mercy Omokwo twice threatening the goal and Mary-Ann Ezenagu having an effort cleared by Connie Schofield.
England are second top of Group C point behind Brazil after a 3-3 draw with North Korea in their opening group match. Nigeria are bottom with one point and need three points against North Korea to remain alive.

England held to goalless draw by Nigeria

The young England side face Brazil in their final group game on October 8 needing a win to be sure of qualifying for the quarter-finals.
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