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Kanu scores her ninth goal as Super Falcons beat Mali

Super Falcons By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 14/05/2019

Uchenna Kanu scores her ninth goal as Nigeria Super Falcons beat Mali 2-0 on Tuesday evening to win Group A in the ongoing 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup of Nations in at the Stade de Robert Champrou Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

The victory secured a spot at the semi-finals of the sub-regional tournament for the nine-time African champions as they will take on Group A runners-up Ghana in the semi-final.

Mali was reduced to 10 players 45 minutes on the dot after one of their star a foul Nigeria captain Evelyn Nwabouku but Super Falcons broke the deadlock as Rafiat Sule scores 67th minutes.

However, Thomas Dennerby side pushing for more goals, while the Eagles are solidly defending in their numbers before Kanu scores her ninth goal in the two minutes into extra-time to ensure the victory 

The Super Falcons finished third in last year’s edition held also in Ivory Coast, with Ghana emerging as winners. Nigeria are in Group B alongside Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger.
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