Super Falcons Held By CIV In Lagos, Out Of Tokyo 2020 Women’s Football
Nigeria’s Super Falcons have failed to secure a berth in the Fourth Round of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics women’s football qualifying series after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Cote d’lvoire at the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Monday, reports Completesports.com.
The African champions were ousted through away goal rule, both teams having played a 0-0 draw in the first leg less than a week ago.
The visitors took the lead in the 12th minute after Kapho Nina’s fine free-kick beat Chiamaka Nnadozie.
The Ivorians came close to doubling their advantage in the 32nd minute, but Nnadozie produced a fine save to deny Ange N’Guessan.
Super Falcons captain, Asisat Oshoala restored parity for the home team two mnutes later.
Both teams cancelled out each other after the break with the hosts failing to create any meaningful chance to win the game.
By Adeboye Amosu
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