WAFU Cup: Nigeria’s Super Falcons demolish Niger Republic 15-0

The Nigeria national women’s football have set a new record for themselves as they went goal crazy on Saturday, walloping their counterparts from Niger Republic 15-0 in their second game at ongoing West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Cup tournament.
The sub-regional women football tournament is ongoing in Abidjan with eight West African teams in attendance. The Super Falcons had thrashed Burkina Faso’s girls 5-1 at the Parc des Sports in Treichville on Thursday, but they were more ruthless on Saturday against the Nigeriens who are indeed the standout whipping team of Group B. Two more goals were added for the Super Falcons before the half-hour mark and by the end of the first half, the Nigerian Ladies were 9-0 up. The Super Falcons did not slow down in the second half as they added six more goals to end the tie with an amazing 15-0 score line. The Nigeriens had lost their opening group game to Mali 10-0; meaning that they have shipped in 25 goals in just two games. The high –score win on Saturday has earned the Falcons an early ticket into the semifinals, taken their confidence to the maximum level and set them in good mood for the concluding stages of the sub-regional championship. After Saturday’s clash with the Nigeriens, the FIFA World Cup-bound Falcons will tackle high –scoring Mali on Tuesday evening. According to the team’s programme, the Falcons will fly out of Nigeria to Austria on 21st May, where they will spend two weeks at the world –renowned Avita Resort in Bad Tatzmannsdorf perfecting strategies for the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals. They will arrive in France on 4th June. At the World Cup finals, holding 7th June – 7th July, the African champions will file out against Norway in Reims on 8th June, take on Korea Republic in Grenoble on 12th June and tango with host nation France in Rennes on 17th June.

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