Super Falcons fail to qualify for All Africa Games

Reigning African champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria lost 1-2 to the Nzalang Nacional of Equatorial Guinea in the decisive leg of All Africa Games qualifiers on Sunday in Bata, Equatorial Guinea which automatically disqualify them from participating in this year’s Games scheduled to hold in Congo Brazaville.

The first fixture clash a fortnight ago at the Abuja National Stadium ended one goal apiece.


Falcons’ Ngozi Okobi scored the match opener while the two-time African champions levelled the score before full time and grabbed the match winner in the extra time of the hotly contested encounter to earn themselves a spot in the Rio Olympics on 3-2 aggregate win.

Credit: Nigerian Tribune

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