Ghana beats Nigeria to win maiden WAFU B U20 Girl’s Cup


The Falconets of Nigeria emerged runners-up in the inaugural WAFU B U20 Girls Cup, losing to arch-rivals Ghana in a nerve-wracking penalty shootout.

In the thrilling final, Ghana took the lead through a first-half penalty, before a late equalizer from the Falconets; scored by Flourish Sabastine in the 84th minute.


Ghana’s goal was also the first conceded by Chris Danjuma’s team in the entire competition.

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⏱ ➤ Le Ghana champion de la première édition#GHANGN #WAFUB_GIRLS_CUP

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The Black Princesses emerged victorious in the shoot-out, converting three of their spot-kicks to clinch the maiden title, 3-1, on Saturday at the Baba Yara Stadium.


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