Nigeria’s under-20 women’s football team, the Falconets, will face their Ghanaian counterparts in the final match of the first edition of the WAFU B Under-20 Women’s Tournament on Saturday.
Nigeria defeated the Republic of Benin 3-0 in the semi-finals of the event on Wednesday to set up a clash against the hosts.
Their game at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi saw Amina Bello open scoring 23 minutes into the game.
Compatriot Esther Onyenezide increased the tally via a penalty kick in the 34th minute, before scoring her second for the night in the 62nd minute of play.
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Meanwhile, Nigeria’s Chinyere Kalu was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the Match.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ghana won the first semi-final match after defeating Burkina Faso’s Dames 3-1 to reach the final.
The Nigerian team have had a 100 per cent record so far in the tournament, winning all games at the group stage before meeting the Republic of Benin in the semi-finals.
The third-place match of the event will feature the Republic of Benin and Burkina Faso on Saturday also.
The tournament which began on May 20 will end on Sunday. (NAN)