Nigeria’s Super Falconets have, on Saturday, advanced to the final round of the 2018 FIFA Women World Cup qualifier, after thrashing Morocco 6-2 on aggregate.
Both teams had played 1-1 in the first leg of the second round tie in Rabat two weeks ago, leaving the tie open. The Falconets, however, thumped the North African country 5-1 at the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium, Benin on Saturday, to book a difficult final round tie against South Africa.
The team’s top scorer, Rasheedat Ajibade and Reuben Charity, scored a brace each, with Gift Monday completing the rout. Fatimat Tagnaout, scored the consolatory goal for the Moroccans through a free kick.
The Christopher Danjuma-led Falconets will play South Africa in January 2018. The winner of the two-leg third round tie will earn a place in the Under-20 FIFA World Cup, slated for France next year.