AWCON 2018: Super Falcons Claim 9th Title At Bayana Bayana’s Expense
The Super Falcons of Nigeria on Saturday took a pound of flesh on South Africa female National team, Bayana Bayana to clinch 9th AWCON title.
The Bayana Bayana defeated Nigeria’s Super Falcons in their opening group match by a lone, and then went on to win the group with Nigeria coming second.
While Super Falcons struggled to hold their opponents, the Lionesses of Cameroon in the semi-final, and the match decided by penalty kick, the South Africans beat Mali within regulation time.
The Super Falcons on the final day played a goalless draw after 120 minutes which takes proceeding to another penalty shootout.
The match which could ended at regulation time if Asisat Oshoala hasn’t missed a spot kick late in the regulation eventually ended 4 – 3 in favour of the Nigeria ladies.
Congratulations to the Super Falcons for a successful outing and congratulations to Nigerians for 9th AWCON title.