African Games 2023: Nigeria’s Super Falconets one step away to secure Gold in Ghana

The Super Falconets of Nigeria sealed their place in the final of African Games 2023 with a commanding 2-0 victory over Uganda in Cape Coast, Ghana.

The Ugandans put up a resolute performance in the match, keeping the Falconets at bay until they conceded two goals in the last 16 minutes of the encounter.

Okah Adaobi took the place of Olushola Shobowale in the 74th minute and scored with her first touch of the match.

Chiamaka Okwuchukwu scored the winning goal for Nigeria.

The Falconets’ win sets up a thrilling final against the host nation Ghana, who defeated Senegal in the other semi-final tie.

The Nigerian side is determined to claim gold in the women’s football competition.

The team has played exceptionally well throughout the tournament, and are yet to concede a goal in three matches having defeated Morocco 2-0, Senegal 4-0 and Uganda 2-0.

The Falconets’ success has been built on a solid team effort, with every player contributing to their impressive run.

As they prepare for the final, the Falconets will be hoping to maintain their momentum and clinch the gold medal in style.

Nigeria won gold in the previous edition in 2019.

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