Home Football African Games: Ghana tame rivals Nigeria to claim gold
Football

African Games: Ghana tame rivals Nigeria to claim gold

Ambrose Ahimbisibwe

Hosts, Ghana beat holders Nigeria 2-1 to claim gold at the Women’s football final played on Thursday night at Cape Coast Stadium.

Optimistic to retain the gold they won five years ago in Morocco, the Falconets’ dream was shattered by the hosts.

Edeh Loveth Nijdeka put Nigeria ahead first before Black princesses epic comeback in the second stanza.

With 13 minutes to final whistle, Tracy Twum levelled the matters, forcing the tie to extra time.

In the 98th minute, red-hot Mukarama Abdulai pulled off a winner for the hosts with a thunderous strike.

A repeat of last year’s maiden WAFU B women’s final, once again Ghana reigned supreme over their arch-rivals.

Danjuma’s side conclude the 13th edition of the African Games with silver in the bag.

Facebook Comments Box

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Articles

Gov Diri Kicks Off Nigeria’s Biggest Grassroots Football Tournament in Yenagoa

Season 6 of the Bayelsa State Governor’s Football Tournament christened the Prosperity...

Confluence Queens Fall Short Against Edo Queens in NWFL Super Six Opener

Confluence Queens winger, Mary Amudu, has expressed her disappointment after her team...

NWFL Super 6: Adugbe Olamide targets highest goal scorer

Rivers Angels forward, Adugbe Olamide, targets to claim the highest goal scorer...

Odi-olowo Ojuwoye chairman applauds Ghetto Tigers

At the official launch of the Ghetto Tigers jerseys, Mr. Rasaq Ajala,...

Verified by MonsterInsights