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Super Falcons Qualify for Women’s AFCON

by Isiyaku Ahmed
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By Jamilu Uba Adamu

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have booked their place at this year’s Africa Women Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Morocco after they defeated Lady Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire 1-0 in Abidjan on Wednesday.

Following the 2- 0 victory in Abuja last Friday, the Super Falcons stunned the Ivorians with an 88th-minute strike at the Stade Robert Champroux in Abidjan to win 3-0 on aggregate.

Esther Okoronkwo’s 84 minutes strike was enough to seal the win for the Super Falcons to guarantee their qualification. 

This year’s edition of the Africa Women Cup of Nations will feature 12 teams.

Teams that have qualified are;

Morocco (Host)

Nigeria

Cameroon

Uganda

Burundi

Senegal

Togo

Zambia

Tunisia

Burkina Faso

Botswana

South Africa or Algeria

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