Falcons Qualify For Nations Cup After Big Win Over Gambia
The Super Falcons of Nigeria have secured a ticket to compete at the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations after they beat Gambia’s Queen Scorpions silly in Lagos on Monday.
The Super Falcons who had a 1-0 advantage from last Wednesday's first leg tie at the Independence Stadium in Bakau turned up style at the Agege Stadium in Lagos on Monday; beating their opponents 6-0, to progress on a 7-0 aggregate scoreline.
Desire Oparanozie scored four goals and Asisat Oshoala added two more to give the Super Falcons the comprehensive win that has seen them qualify for another AWCON tournament.
Having sealed their qualification in style, the Super Falcons will be turning their attention to successfully defend the title they won two years ago in Cameroon in Ghana.
Full Final Round Second Leg Results:
Nigeria 6-0 The Gambia (Nigeria go through 7-0 on aggregate)
Mali 0-0 Ivory Coast (Tie ends 2-2 on aggregate. Mali go through on away goals)
Ethiopia 2-3 Algeria ( Algeria go through 6-3 on aggregate)
Equatorial Guinea 2-0 Kenya ( Equatorial Guinea go through 3-2 on aggregate)
Zimbabwe 1-2 Zambia (Tie ends 2-2 on aggregate. Zambia go through on away goals)
South Africa 6-0 Lesotho ( South Africa go through 7-0 on aggregate)
Cameroon 5-0 Congo Brazzaville ( Cameroon go through 10-0 on aggregate)