The Super Falcons on Saturday play Mali in the third-place match of the 2018 WAFU Women Cup of Nations in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
The eight –time African champions lost 5-4 on penalties to Ghana’s Black Queens on Thursday in the semi-finals of the competition.
Alice Ogebe shot Nigeria in front after only eight minutes but Faustina Ampah drew Ghana level nine minutes later.
To reach the semi-finals, the reigning African champions beat Mali 1-0 in their opening match, and then thrashed Senegal 3-0 and Togo 3-1, with U-20 team ace Rasheedat Ajibade, winner of the Young Player of the Year (women) gong at the AITEO-NFF Football Awards, bagging four of the seven goals.
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