U20WAFUB: Falconets ease pass Togo to reach semi final

Published on: 24 May 2023

Nigeria U-20 Women's National team secured their place in the semi finals of the U20 Women's WAFU B tournament after mauling Togo 6-0 in their second match on Wednesday, Nigeriasoccernet.com reports.

Following an emphatic victory in their first match against Niger, the Nigerian girls came out pumped for another rampaging display at the Baba Yara Sports Complex in Kumasi.

And that they didn't fail to do as a brace each from Amina Bello and Flourish Sabastine and goals from Esther Onyenezide and Opeyemi Ajakaye crown the effort of the girls.

It took 11 minute of the game after much pressure by the Nigerians for the deadlock to be broken by Amina Bello while Sebastian Flourish made it 2-0 almost immediately.

The Nigeria girls maintained ascendency and at the 29th minute the centre referee awarded a penalty to Nigeria after an infringement in the box.

Esther Onyenezide converted superbly from the spot for the Falconets' third of the match in the 30th minute as Nigeria went into the dressing room with a comfortable lead.

Amina scored her second of the day twelve minutes later into the second half to make it 4-0 before Esther Opeyemi Ajakaye scored the fifth two minutes later.

Flourish Sebastian completed the rout in the 76th minute to end the score 6-0, a win that means Nigeria have now score a total of 13 goals in two matches.


Esther Chinemerem Onyenezide was adjudged the player of the match at the of the final whistle.


By Uche Dozie