Nigeria thrash Algeria to reach Africa Games Gold Medal match

Nigeria’s U20 women’s football team today qualified for the final of the women’s football event of the 2019 African Games after thrashing Algeria 3-0 in their semifinal clash in Rabat.

Cynthia Aku opened scoring in the 16th minute, when she headed home a cross from inside the box. She netted again in the 26th minute after she was set up by skipper Gift Monday.

Zainab Olapade scored the third goal on the stroke of full time.

The Nigerian women dominated the semi-final from start to finish with the North Africans pegged back to their own half of the pitch

The male counterparts of the Falconets, the Flying Eagles, will tomorrow take on Mali for a place in the Gold Medal match for men.