Super Falcons secured their third win of the WAFU Women’s Cup after defeating Mali 2-0 in their last group B match at the Stade Robert Champroux Abidjan on Tuesday. Second half goals from Rafiat Sule and Uchenna Kanu sealed Nigeria’s victory top the group with nine points.
Uchenna Kanu has nine goals from the 22 the team has scored in the tournament. They will face Ghana in the semi-final of the competition. On Saturday Falcons easily booked their passage to the semi-final of the WAFU Women’s Cup after thrashing Niger 15-0 in their second group match at the Parc Des Sports Stadium in Abidjan.
The Africa champions scored nine goals in the first half and added six more in the second half. Ceceila Nku and Hat-trick heroine, Uchenna Kanu were among the scorers. After playing three matches, Nigeria has scored 22 goals and conceded only once which was against Burkina Faso in their opening game which ended 5-1.