Falcons Thrash Mali 8-0 To Qualify For All African Games

African champions Super Falcons of Nigeria will feature in the women’s football event at the 2015 All Africa Games in Congo after they trounced Mali 8-0 to go through 9-1 on aggregate.

Liverpool Ladies star Assisat Oshoala shone brightly as she was virtually involved in all the goals by Nigeria besides scoring a double herself.

France-based Desire Oparanozie gave hosts Falcons the lead after three minutes.

Francisca Ordega made it 2-0 after 18 minutes, before Oshoala increased Nigeria lead on 36 minutes.

Oparanozie then made it 4-0 just a minute to half time.

A minute after the interval, Oshoala netted her brace as Mali tried to play damage control.

Ordega became the third Nigeria star to grab a brace when she hit target in the 62nd minute.

Skipper Evelyn Nwabuoku fired home the seventh goal from 23 yards after 69 minutes, before substitute Esther Sunday completed the rout in the 71st minute off a rebound.

Author: News Editor

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