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WAFCON 2022: Super Falcons, South Africa, Burundi, Bostwana Drawn In Group C

WAFCON 2022: Super Falcons,  South Africa, Burundi, Bostwana Drawn In Group C

Defending champions Super Falcons of Nigeria will face arch rivals the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in the first round of the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, reports Completesports.com.

Burundi and Bostwana are other teams in Group C.

The Super Falcons defeated the Banyana Banyana 4-3 on penalties to win the last edition of the competition four years ago in Ghana.

The South Africans however defeated the Super Falcons 4-2, the last time both teams met at the Aisha Buhari Invitational tournament in Lagos.

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Randy Waldrum’s side recently played two friendlies against olympic champions Canada as part of their preparations ahead the competition.

The Super Falcons will be seeking a record extending 10th WAFCON title in Morocco.

Hosts Morocco, who are the seeded team in Group A are drawn against Burkina Faso, Senegal and Uganda.

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Group B comprises of Cameroon, Zambia, Tunisia and Togo.

The Black Queens of Ghana and Lady Elephants of Cote d’l voire are two of the biggest teams on the continent, missed out on qualification to the competition.

The WAFCON will produce four automatic qualifiers for next year’s FIFA World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

The tournament will be played in July, 2022.

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  • Ako AMADI 2 years ago

    The Ministry of Sports eill ignite the controversy over foreign-born and native-born, foreign-based and home-based. Because of it the Super Falcons will crash out of the World Cup like the Super Eagles

  • Ako AMADI 2 years ago

    Where will Nigeria find the sponsors to fund it’s more successful female footballers? Definitely the NFF and the Ministry of Sports have blown all the money on the disgraced Super Eagles!

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