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2022 WAFCON: Ucheibe Celebrates Scoring First Goal For Super Falcons

2022 WAFCON: Ucheibe Celebrates Scoring First Goal For Super Falcons

Christy Ucheibe has celebrated scoring her first goal for the Super Falcons as the champions defeated Botswana 2-0 in their second Group C game on Thursday.

Ucheibe came in for Rita Chikwelu before the commencement of the second half and doubled the Falcons’ lead on 48 minutes.

With the Falcons awarded a corner kick Ucheibe rose to head in Toni Payne’s swung in effort.

It is the first win for the champions who now move up second behind already qualified South Africa.

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And reacting to the win, Ucheibe expressed delight for playing her part in helping the team record their first win.

She wrote on Twitter handle:”I am so proud to have scored my first goal for the Super Falcons and helped the team secure this important victory.”

The Falcons will round up the group phase against Burundi on Sunday.

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  • Kayode Niyi 2 years ago

    Complete Sports South Africa has not qualified yet. They may lose to Botswana with a wide margin and Nigeria may beat Burundi.
    This will leave the three teams with 6 points apiece

    • Kunle 2 years ago

      They have, because of two best 3rd that would complete 8 teams for quarter final

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