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Super Falcons lose 3-1 to ASEC Mimosas U16 Boys

Super Falcons lose 3-1 to ASEC Mimosas U16 Boys


Super Falcons lost 3-1 to ASEC Mimosas U16 Boys in a tune-up friendly on Friday in Abidjan, in preparation for the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup Of Nations tournament in Ghana reports Completesportsnigeria.com.


It was the Super Falcons’ second pre-AWCON friendly defeat.


Asisat Oshoala’s first-half strike for the Super Falcons turned out the consolation goal in the 3-1 friendly defeat at the hands of Asec Mimosas U16 Academy Boys at the Sol Beni Stadium, Abidjan on Friday.


The defeat for the Super Falcons comes eight days after the eight-time African Women’s Champions lost 3-2 to Dominion Hotspur in their first friendly during their camping in Epe.


“We lost 3-1 in our second friendly game and first in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire to Asec Mimosas U16 Boys. Apologies, we could not bring you updates due to technical issues here. We hope to make it up to you, thanks,” a tweet from the official handle of Nigeria’sSuper Falcon’s reads.


Thomas Dennerby’s side will be hoping to pick up the pieces and end their Abidjan camping on the high in the final warm-up game on Sunday against a yet to be named opponent.


The Super Falcons will take on South Africa’s Banyana Banyana in their opening group B game. They will also face Zambia and Equatorial Guinea as they bid for a ninth continental title out of 11 championships.


Hosts Ghana, Algeria, Mali, and Cameroon will battle things out in Group A in Accra.

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  • U16 boys. Hmmm. I remember that funny saying, what a boy can do, a girl can do better.

    • Obidee 2 years ago

      Boyz na boyz whether U16 or senior team…oh boi na men we re talking abt oooo….those girl’s try set.

  • I like that the coach is playing young boys teams. But he should also make sure the team plays one or two friendlies with female teams for a good balance and assessment before AWCON starts next Sunday.

  • Even if it’s only one before the competition. I mean a good female team oh.

  • Edoman 2 years ago

    They only called them boys. In reality they played against men of over 23 years old.

  • They even tried to score 1 goal against those men.

  • Abah-fada 2 years ago