Falcons set to pick WAFCON ticket in Atlantic-Ocean nation

Cape Verde is a country situated inside the Atlantic Ocean, some way off the extreme wing of West Africa, but categorised as West Africa. That is where the Super Falcons will, on Tuesday, pick up their ticket to the 13th Women Africa Cup of Nations finals in Morocco.

The Nigeria contingent arrived in Cape Verde’s capital, Praia on Sunday morning, and after a training session same day, have been scheduled to have the official training at the match venue (Santiago-Estádio Nacional Cabo Verde) at 4pm Cape Verde time (6pm Nigeria time) on Monday.

The return leg encounter will begin at 4pm Cape Verde time (6pm Nigeria time) on Tuesday, with Liberian official Sylvina Welma Garnett as referee. CAF has also appointed Hannah Moses (Liberian) as assistant referee 1, while Sierra Leoneans Precious Amara and Humu Marah will serve as assistant referee 2 and fourth official respectively.

Oumou Souleymane Kane from Mauritania will serve as commissioner while Fadouma Dia from Senegal will be the referee assessor.


Cape Verde Vs Nigeria (0-5)

Egypt Vs Senegal (0-4)

Guinea Vs Mali (2-7)

Burundi Vs Algeria (1-5)

Togo Vs Tanzania (0-3)

Botswana Vs Kenya (1-1)

Congo Vs Tunisia (2-5)

Zambia Vs Angola (6-0)

South Africa Vs Burkina Faso (1-1)

DR Congo Vs Equatorial Guinea (1-1)

Namibia Vs Ghana (1-3)