The result in Benin City, the Edo State capital, took the Flamingos to an 8-0 aggregate win over the Central Africans.
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Beninoise official Laurande Offin Kayode has been selected by the Confederation of African Football to be referee for the match, alongside her compatriots Nafissatou Yekini Shitou (assistant referee 1), Djaria Bio Yacoubou (assistant referee 2) and Aurore Christelle Ligan (fourth official). The match commissioner is Christine Ziga from Ghana.
Ayegba played in the 2007 Women’s World Cup, the 2006 and 2008 African Women’s Championships and had an 11-year stint as a pro in Finland, winning the league title in 2013 with PK-35 Vantaa.
FIFA’s Council has unanimously approved expanding the Women’s World Cup from 24 teams to 32 for 2023 and has reopened bidding to host the tournament but made no mention of changing prize money.
The rankings were released on FIFA’s website on Friday.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino will need quick approval from ruling bodies to enlarge the Women’s World Cup, with bidding already underway for the 2023 edition.
It is the game which could easily have been the final of the Women’s World Cup — the defending champions and favorites, the US, against hosts France, seeking their first title.
FIFA on Wednesday defended its Video Assistant Referee review system, saying referees had reached a 98 Percent accuracy rate in decision-making during the group stage of the ongoing women’s World Cup in France.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons have crashed out of the ongoing Women’s World Cup in France after losing 0-3 to Germany on Saturday.
FIFA are doubling the prize money on offer at the Women’s World Cup in time for next year’s tournament in France.
Ajibade, while expressing her disappointment over the team’s quarter-finals exit after a 1-2 loss, said the national under-20 women football team’s was a bitter pill for her to swallow.
Nneka Ikem-Anibeze, Dalung’s Special Assistant on Media, in a statement said the minister disclosed this when he called the team’s camp in France ahead of Thursday’s quarter-final match against Spain.