WAFU Semi-Final: Nigeria Out On Penalties

The Super Falcons of Nigeria lost 5-4 in the semi finals of West African Football Union Women’s Cup on penalties  to Ghana

The match ended in a 1-1 draw after regulation time, which then saw both teams into penalties in the match played at the Treichville Sports Park Stadium in Abidjan.

Alice Ogebe opened score sheet for Nigeria in the eighth minute with Faustina Ampah equalized  for Ghana nine minutes later.

Proceeding to penalty shootout, the Super Falcons lost 4-5 to the Black Queens.

Falcons will take on Mali for the third place position while the Black Queens will face hosts Cote d’ Ivoire in the finals.

Super Falcons To Begin Preparations For WAFU Womens Cup

The West African Football Union (WAFU) has confirmed that the maiden edition of the women championships will hold in Cote D’ Ivoire from February 8 – 24 , 2018.

WAFU said Nigeria, Cote D’ Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Niger, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Benin Republic are scheduled to vie for honours.

The draw for the tournament is scheduled for January 9, 2018, in Abidjan.

Nigeria’s Super Falcons are expected to begin camping early January and will use the competition to prepare for AWCON qualifiers billed to start in May 2018.