2023 African Games: Nigeria’s Falconets Defeat Uganda to Qualify for Women's Final

2023 African Games: Nigeria’s Falconets Defeat Uganda to Qualify for Women's Final

  • The Falconets of Nigeria have qualified for the final of the All Africa Games women's football competition in Ghana
  • The Nigeria female team defeated Uganda by two goals to nil in the semi-final at Cape Coast on Monday, March 18
  • Legit.ng recalls that Falconets thrashed the Senegalese ladies by four goals in the quarter-final to get to the semi-final

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

Cape Coast, Ghana - The Falconets have defeated Uganda by two goals to nil to progress to the final of the ongoing All Africa Games women's football competition in Ghana.

Two goals from Okah Adaobi and Chiamaka Okwuchukwu sealed the Falconets' place in the final.

Nigeria’s Falconets soar into African Games final
Falconets qualify for African Games women's final Photo credit: @1topham/X
Source: Twitter

This was contained in a post shared by @NGSuper_Falcons on X (formerly known as Twitter) on Monday, March 18.

Read also

Nigeria vs Ghana: "You'll be my backup singer," Odumodu Blvck wins bet against Stonebwoy in Accra

Okah opened the scoring in the 74th minute while Okwuchukwu doubled the lead in the 89th minute.

The victory in Cape Coast has given Nigeria’s female team the pole position to defend their gold.

Nigerians react to Falconets' win over Uganda

Ajayi ayobami @haryourbhami2

Congratulations ladies
Time to go for the gold medal.

Gbenga Hoegunwo @iampago

Another potential Gold loading.

Mr. Slim @oluwa_ebinex

@MakingOfChamps

Another one for the record book

mou-ball appreciator. @fAlSe_LiBeRo

Late goals. The Ugandans really put up a fight.

Da mvp @DennisUgeh

Nawaooo, se una no get media officer wey fit dey send una clips from Ghana? at least we suppose dey watch short short videos or highlights

Hakeem Lawal @HakeemOyato1

These girls no be anybody mate for Africa

LadyRock @Lachicabuena7

Read also

Breaking: Nigeria's Super Eagles defeats Black Stars of Ghana

People were sabi! Congratulations

Mr. Slim @oluwa_ebinex @MakingOfChamps

Another one for the record book

Falcons cruise past Senegal 4–0

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigeria's Under-20 women's football squad, the Falconets, secured a commanding victory over Senegal with a 4-0 triumph in their Group B encounter at the ongoing 13th African Games in Ghana.

With this win, the Falconets have clinched a spot in the semi-finals against Uganda.

Goals from Loveth Edeh, Motunrayo Ezekiel, Chioma Olise, and an own goal propelled them to victory, with Edeh opening the scoring in the 14th minute.

Source: Legit.ng

Authors:
Adekunle Dada avatar

Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

Online view pixel