Nigeria defeat Cameroon to qualify for AWCON final

Falcons of Nigeria on Tuesday defeated Three Lionesses of Cameroon to qualify for the final of 2018 African Women Cup Of Nations (AWCON).

The match ended in penalties with Falcons winning 4-2.

The highly competitive semi-final match in the Ghanaian stadium ended 0-0 after 90 minutes of football. An extra time of 30 minutes also produced no goal for either side.

While Cameroon scored their first two penalties and missed the next two, Super Falcons scored all four penalties they played.

Falcons will now await winner of the second semi-final between South Africa and Mali.

Tuesday’s victory also guarantees Falcons automatic qualification for the next FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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