Sport Super Falcons Defeat South Africa To Win AWCON 2018 Published 3 months ago on December 2, 2018 By The Poise Nigeria The Super Falcons, yesterday, at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra, Ghana, successfully defended the title they won in Cameroon, in 2016, by defeating the Bayana Bayana of South Africa 4-3 on penalties. With the victory at the Total Africa Women Nations Cup (AWCON), the Falcons, who are the most successful team on the continent, lifted their ninth title since the inception of women football in Africa. This is the third time the Super Falcons are beating their South African counterparts in the finals. View this post on Instagram Congrats to the Nigerian Super Falcons For Winning the #afcon2018 A post shared by The Poise Nigeria (@thepoiseng) on Dec 2, 2018 at 1:51am PST Bayana Bayana, started the match on a bright note, had a goal attempt saved by Tochukwu Oluehi in the first minute through a strike by Jermaine Seoposenwe. The first 15 minutes of the encounter saw the South Africans dominating possession with accurate passes, which the Falcons had no answer to. Thereafter, the Nigerians found their rhythm and an effort by Ngozi Okobi in the 17th minute went wide. The African champion later had two corner kicks in the 18th and 19th minutes, but failed to convert them. The Supers Falcons started the second half stronger. Asisat Oshoala’s run at goal was ruled offside in the 46th minute as Francisca Ordega and Rasheedat Ajibade imposed themselves in the midfield to the dislike of the South Africans, who wanted to take control of the match in a repeat of the first game, which they ran away with victory. Oshoala had a golden opportunity to put the Falcons ahead in the 74th minute when Woman of the Match’ Ordega was fouled by the South African goalkeeper, Kaylin Swart. The Nigerian winger, however, wasted it to the disappointment of Nigerian fans at the stadium. The second half of the match also went the way of the first, as it ended also goalless after several attempts by both teams to seal a win in the dying minutes of the entertaining encounter. The game, which went into extra time, saw the teams played 15 minutes of each half, but could not find the net until the penalty shootouts. The Falcons, however, triumphed at the end of the penalty kicks, as they scored four goals to South Africans three, and in the process retain the trophy. View this post on Instagram The Champions!!!!!! A post shared by The Poise Nigeria (@thepoiseng) on Dec 2, 2018 at 1:51am PST Related Topics:AWCON 2018nigeriasouth africaSuper Falcons Up Next Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury Ends In A Draw Don't Miss Cameroon beat Mali to Win AWCON 2018 Bronze medal The Poise Nigeria You may like Nigeria Moves Up On Transparency International’s Corruption Index Nigeria Is Safe In The Hands Of My Husband – Aisha Buhari NIS: Nigeria Announces When It Will Begin Issuance Of New Passport Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Search Recent Posts On The Poise Man Utd ‘set to bid world-record £262m for PSG and Brazil ace Neymar Anthony Martial Apologizes To His Baby Mama After He Was Caught Texting A Lady While She Was 8 Months Pregnant Dele Alli Splits From His Girlfriend Of 2 Years Ruby Mae Nigerian Rapper, Yung6ix reveals he has a son Samsung unveils Cassper Nyovest as their new ambassador Jussie Smollet Charged With Disorderly Conduct For Filing False Police Report ‘The Battle For Power In Nigeria Is The Battle Between Good And Evil’– Osinbajo Yoruba Actors Visit Baba Suwe At Home Following News of His Failing Health Sterling Snatches Dramatic Win For 10-Man Man City At Schalke Atletico Madrid Overcome VAR Setbacks To Beat Juventus Top Posts On The Poise Join Us On Facebook Join Us On Facebook Trending Celebrities9 months ago David Beckham Allegedly Got His Daughter’s Teacher Pregnant Articles2 years ago Marcus Rashford’s Girlfriend Lucia Loi Photos1 year ago Leroy Sane’s Girlfriend Candice Brook Entertainment News1 year ago Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Have Started Hanging Out Again Celebrities12 months ago Jesse Lingard Breaks Up With Girlfriend Jena Frumes Entertainment News5 months ago 2Pac Isn’t Dead I helped Him Fake His Death – British Man Fashion & Beauty12 months ago FILA’s Disruptor 2 Arrives in New Spring Colorways Community4 months ago Earn Money Watching Advert Videos Today On PERVIEWPAYS.COM !!