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Super Falcons Pip Cameroon In WAFCON 2022 Quarter-finals, Qualify For 2023 Women’s World Cup

Super Falcons Pip Cameroon In WAFCON 2022 Quarter-finals, Qualify For 2023 Women’s World Cup

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have qualified for next year’s FIFA women’s World Cup after edging Cameroon 1-0 in Thursday’s quarter-finals in Casablanca, Completesports.com reports.

Rasheedat Ajibade was the hero for the Falcons as her second half goal was enough to send the reigning champions to their ninth World Cup appearance.

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They will now face hosts Morocco in the semi-final on Monday.

Also, they have joined Morocco and Zambia as the teams that have automatically qualified for next year’s FIFA women’s World Cup.

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Ifeoma Onumonu had the first chance for Falcons in seven minutes but failed to direct Ngozi Okobi’s swung in set-piece towards goal.

In the 23rd minute Okobi sent in a dangerous corner which caused confusion in the Cameroonian box but the keeper eventually came out to claim the ball.

Also Read: WAFCON 2022: Dare Celebrates Super Falcons’ World Cup Ticket, Urges Team to Go for 10th Title

The Falcons continued to create opportunities and with five minutes left Halimotu Ayinde tried a long range effort which went off target.

Three minutes into the second half Rasheedat Ajibade tried a shot from distance but her effort failed to worry the Cameroon keeper who watched the strike go out for a goal kick.

In the 52nd minute Ayinde committed a foul which presented Cameroon with a decent freekick chance which the Falcons result with.

Ajibade then opened scoring on 56 minutes as she headed in Onumonu’s
brilliant delivery.

Cameroon went close on 68 minutes through their skipper Gabrielle Onguene but her shot I owe the box went just wide.

On 84 minutes Onumonu could have added a second after she was played through on goal but volleyed over the bar.

By James Agberebi

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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 26
  • CONGRATULATIONS NIGERIANS!

     
  • William the conqueror 1 month ago

    Up super falcons!!!

     
  • Yes we can proud Nigerians, congratulations!!!
    VOTE TINUBU 2023.

     
  • Eliot Omonike 1 month ago

    CSN let’s have rhe rating please. God bless Nigeria.

     
  • JEROPAL 1 month ago

    ALL GLORY TO GOD
    When God stand in front of you and behind you, your haters sing your song because your opponent has fallen by the way side. South Africans analyst sing the Super Falcons song. God Bless Super Falcons, God Bless Nigeria.

     
  • Collins Id 1 month ago

    That number 9 ifeoma omunomu, na my new wife,
    Make nobody drag am! For the sake of thunder.
    Ajibade, ngozi, and ifeoma where suparb in todays victory. Big congratulations to my sweet super falcons

     
    • pompei 1 month ago

      Thunder ke? When you never pay her bride price?
      OGA, NO BRIDE PRICE, NO WIFE.

       
    • MONKEY POST 1 month ago

      Good for you bro..

      My own be say make NOBODY near my PLUMPTRE…

      IGNATIUS been try but I don use MONEY calm am down like TINUBU..lol..

       
      • pompei 1 month ago

        Your Plumptre? When you never pay money?
        Oga, where your money?

         
  • Bobo Colorado Springs 1 month ago

    I’m still thinking about that referee!!

     
  • Bobo Colorado Springs 1 month ago

    Congrats!! super Falcons, but i still feel for the lionnesses, they deserve to be in the world cup.

     
    • Papafem 1 month ago

      On what basis, pls?

       
    • Don’t worry, If they are lucky to go for play off, then we’ll know wether they truly deserve it or not.

       
  • Congrat our beautiful angel for making us proud. Now we’ve seal WC spot, the cup proper is now the target . You ladies are more than capable of winning it.

     
  • pompei 1 month ago

    If the Super Falcons win this Afcon, then the prize money should be shared among the players. At least, let them get like $15k each from the $500k winners prize. They are the ones on the pitch, putting their bodies on the line. They should be adequately compensated. In addition to the $15k, the government and other high networth individuals can also feel free to declare cash gifts, or other valuable gifts.
    The days of monkey dey work, baboon dey chop have to come to an end. WE MEUVE!

     
  • agu chukwuemeka 1 month ago

    which nff,up falcons….obident all the way 2023

     
  • Kunle 4 weeks ago

    From day one of this tournament football analyst in Ghana also conderm Nigeria super falcons Against all opponents even when Nigeria beat Burundi they said there is no way falcons can beat Cameroon but God silence them. 30million Ghana never support any Nigeria national team, I don’t know why, I live in Ghana bro and sist