Women’s CAN: Morocco in the final after their victory against Nigeria (5-3 atb)

The national women’s football team ensured its qualification for the final of the Women’s Africa Cup (Morocco-2022), beating its Nigerian counterpart (5-4 atb), this Monday at the Prince Moulay Abdellah sports complex in Rabat.

The Lionesses goal was scored by Sanae Massoudy (66′), while U. Kanu had opened the scoring for Nigeria at 62′.

The two teams were unable to decide after extra time (1-1) and resorted to penalties, won by Morocco.

The Moroccans will be opposed for the final, next Saturday, to the South Africans qualified earlier in the evening at the expense of the Zambians (1-0).

As a reminder, the 4 teams qualified for the CAN semi-finals have also secured their tickets for the Australia-New Zealand Women’s World Cup 2023. These are Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia.

Note that the Nigerian team finished the match with 9 players after the expulsion of Ayinde H. (48′) and Ajibade R. (70′).



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