WAFU Women’s Cup: Queens beat Flacons to set up final with hosts
Ghana’s Black Queens beat their archrivals Nigeria’s Super Falcons 5-4 on penalties in the semi-final of the ongoing WAFU Women’s Cup on Thursday to book a place in the final.
The match ended 1-1 in full regulation time after Faustina Ampah cancelled out Alice Ogebe’s first-half opener.
The high-tempo game at the Parc de Sports in Ivory Coast saw the rivalry of the two African giantesses rekindled.
In the shootouts, Ghana won 4-3 to carry the day.
The Queens will play hosts Ivory Coast in the final on Saturday.
The two sides have already met in the tournament, having played in the opening game. The hosts beat the Queens 1-0.
Nigeria will fight for Bronze as they play their Group B counterparts Mali in the third-place playoffs.
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