WAFU B U-20 Women: Falconets stun Burkina Faso

WAFU B U-20 Women: Falconets stun Burkina Faso

Nigeria’s U-20 women’s team, the Falconets, on Sunday defeated Burkina Faso 3-0 in the last group match of the WAFU B Women’s U-20 football championship played at Paa Joe Stadium, Kumasi, Ghana.WAFU B U-20 Women: Falconets stun Burkina Faso

Nigeria ended her group matches with a 100 percent record after earlier victories against two other West African opponents, the Niger Republic (7-0) and Togo (6-0).

Esther Ajakaye scored a brace in the two halves of the match for Falconets first two goals, while Flourish Sabastine added the third in the second half to end the match 3-0 in favor of Falconets.

Esther Ajakaye scored a hat-trick against the Niger Republic in the first match of the championship, while Flourish Sabastine scored a brace against Togo in the second match.

The Falconets sealed the semi-final ticket with nine points after three resounding victories against their sub-regional opponents.

The Falconets will meet Benin U-20 Women’s team in the semi-final stage of the competition at the Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi.

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