President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a congratulatory message to the Super Falcons for qualifying for the final of the Africa Women Cup of Nations, AWCON.
The team edged Bayana Bayana of South Africa by a lone goal in a keenly contested semi-final match played yesterday in Limbe.
Commenting after the win against South Africa, Buhari stated that Super Falcons had made the nation proud by beating South Africa to qualify for the final, stressing that Nigeria’s teeming soccer fans would be looking forward for the final against Cameroon.
Desire Oparanozie got the Falcons’ only goal from a thunderous free-kick early in the second half to give Nigeria the win.
Super Falcons will clash with hosts Cameroon in the final on Saturday, third of December , while South Africa and Ghana will square off in the third place match on Friday, second of December.