Faustina Ampah powers Black Queens to victory against Super Falcons

Ghana’s Black Queens secured a final slot in the WAFU Women’s Cup of Nations urging out Nigeria’s Super Falcons 5:4 on Spot Kicks after ending regulation time 1:1.

Head Coach Mercy Tagoe named an unchanged starting eleven(played against Burkina Faso) against the Super Falcons.

Alice Ogede sent the Nigerians ahead just 8 minutes into the game before center back Faustina Ampah powered in a corner kick to cancel Alice Ogede’s 8th minute goal in the first half.

The second half saw both sides misfiring in-front of goal as the game ended 1:1 after regulation time.

The two nations took turns on spot kicks and Ghana nailed it scoring 5 out of 6 kicks compared to Nigeria’s 4 out of 6.

The final will now be a replay of the opening fixture between Ghana and Cote D’voire on Saturday, February 24.

Nigeria will play Mali for the Bronze Medal.

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