WAFCON 22: Super Falcons Back On Track As They Ease Past Botswana…Records First Win Of The Tournament – Latest Sports and Football News in Nigeria
The Super Falcons of Nigeria has won thier first match in the Women Afcon competition after a deserved victory against Botswana as they look to add a record 10th Afcon trophy.
Randy Waldrum and his .ers fell to a shock defeat in the hands of South Africa for the opener, not only was the loss painful for Nigerians, the team lost thier star .er, Asisat Oshoala in the two goals to one defeat.
South Africa currently tops Group C but with this win, Super Falcons have handed themselves a lifeline to progress out of the group stage.
Ifeoma Onumonu scored the opener in the 21st minute as Ucheibe added a second in the 48th minute to coup all three points.
Up next for Super Falcons is an highly anticipated encounter with Burundi, a win will serve as a job done for the Nigerian team to progress out of the group stage if Botswana loses to South Africa with a high goal margin.