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The Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo, had told the media shortly after the ladies lifted the trophy that they would be treated with a grand reception on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council meeting

Goalkeeper, Ibubeleye Whyte, also got the nod of Head Coach, Okon Edwin, to man the goal, while skipper Evelyn Nwabuoku, Josephine Chukwunonye, Osinachi Ohale and Gloria Ofoegbu will take charge in the defence

The Confederation of African Football is using the tournament in southern Africa to pick the continent’s representatives to next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Canada, with the top three teams at the end of the championship due to fly Africa’s flag at the global event

The administrative crisis wrecking the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), seems to have taken its toll as cash crush seems to have hit the football house, resulting in the Super Falcons risking ejection from their hotel camp.

Speaking shortly after he visited the competition venue, Okon stated that the future of female football development in Nigeria is bright with the calibre of players he saw at the competition and commended Airtel for assisting in unearthing future stars from the grassroots through the initiative

With more than 100 appearances for the Nigeria women’s national football, the six-time African Women Championship winner believes that her wealth of experience in the game will go along way in assisting the national Under 20 team surpass its previous achievements on the continent and at the global level

The Cup holders are billed to clash with the Banyana Banyana on Wednesday in the second semi final billed for Bata while host, Equatorial Guinea, will entertain Cameroon’s Lionesses at the Malabo Stadium in the first semi final on the same day

Like it was in the first group match, which the Falcons won 2-1 against Cameroon, the team, tutored by Coach Kadiri Ikhana, struggled in the opening minutes of the match