2024 WAFCONQ: Super Falcons To Face Cape Verde In Final Qualifying Round

The Super Falcons of Nigeria will face Cape Verde in the second round of the 2024 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

The pairing was confirmed after Cape Verde defeated Liberia 6-2 on aggregate over two legs to advance into the final qualifying round.

Cape Verde had earlier won the first-leg 3-0 at home before beating Liberia 3-2 on Tuesday in Monrovia, in the return fixture.

The Super Falcons walked over São Tomé and Príncipe in the first round of the qualifiers after the Island nation withdrew before the encounter.

The second round will be held between 27 November – 05 December 2023.

The winner between Nigeria’s Super Falcons and Cape Verde will secure qualification to the 2024 WAFCON In Morocco.
Meanwhile in other first round, second leg fixtures, Kenya pulled a surprise after eliminating the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon 4-3 on penalties.

Cameroon won the first-leg 1-0 at home while Kenya responded in the reverse fixture with the same scoreline.

In another surprise result, Tanzania cancelled out a 2-0 first-leg loss to Côte d’Ivoire and went on to win 4-3 via penalty shoot-out.

At the 2022 WAFCON which was also held in Morocco, the Super Falcons finished fourth.

The nine-time African champions reached the round of 16 at this year’s FIFA women’s World Cup where they lost on penalties to England.

Complete Fixtures for second round #WAFCON2024Q

Senegal vs. Egypt

Mali vs. Guinea

Nigeria vs. Cape Verde

Algeria vs. Burundi

Equatorial Guinea vs. DR Congo

Tanzania vs. Togo

Ghana vs. Namibia

Kenya vs. Bostwana

Tunisia vs. Congo

Angola vs. Zambia

Burkina Faso vs. South Africa

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