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African Games: Falconets to battle Ghana in Final



Nigeria’s Under -20 female football team, the Falconets, will take on Ghana on Thursday in the final of the women’s football event at the 13th African Games in Ghana.

NEWSVERGE reports that Falconets booked their place in the finals, after defeating Uganda 2-0 in the match played at the Cape Coast Stadium on Monday in the first semi-final.

Ghana also defeated the Teranga Lionesses of Senegal 3-1 to book a place in the final.

The final between Nigeria and hosts Ghana will hold at the Cape Coast Stadium on Thursday by 8pm.

Meanwhile, Uganda will face Senegal to fight for the bronze medal in the event which will hold at Cape Coast Stadium on the same day (Thursday) by 5pm.

NEWSVERGE reports that Falconets won the gold medal in the event at the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco, in 2019.

The 13th African Games, which started March 8, will end on March 23. The ongoing games are being held across three cities of Accra, Kumasi and Cape Coast.

Aderonke Ojo

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