AWCON Qualifier: Nigeria Beat Ivory Coast 2-0

The Senior Women Football team of Nigeria, Super Falcons defeated the Elephant Ladies of Ivory Coast 2-0 to keep their hope of a 12th Women African Cup of Nations alive.

Striker Ifeoma Onumonu scored twice to hand the Super Falcons a deserving victory at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja on Friday.

The Ivorians came into the game after thrashing Niger 20-0 while Nigeria progressed into the playoffs after seeing off arch rivals, Ghana.

The Super Falcons will not travel to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on February 23, for the second leg of the playoffs.

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