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WAFU Cup: Falcons overcome Ghana in penalties to reach final


Nigeria’s Super Falcons are through to the final of the WAFU Women’s Cup after eliminating arch rivals, and Cup holders Ghana 4-2 in the semi-final match played at the Parc des Sport on Thursday night.

The match had to go into penalties after the match ended goalless in regulation time.

Alice Ogebe, Chidinma Okeke and Amarachi Okoronkwo all converted their penalties.

Falcons goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie saved one of the penalties of the Black Queens.

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The Falcons will now face host team, Cote DÍvoire who defeated Mali in the first semi-final clash 2-1 in the final on Saturday.

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