Falcons play Mali for WAFU bronze

Posted on Feb 24 2018 - 8:37pm by admin

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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