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  Nigerian national women’s football team, the Super Falcons, qualified for the next round of the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations qualifiers despite suffering a 1-0 loss to the Black Queens of Ghana in Accra on Sunday, October 24, 2021.
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A Princella Adubea 48th minute strike condemned the Nigerians to a defeat on Sunday, but the first leg in Lagos which saw the Nigerians win with a 2-0 scoreline left the Ghanaians sad as the aggregate 2-1 meant qualification into the next round for Nigeria. In the CAF Champions League, Rivers United was dumped out after suffering a 1-0 loss at the hands of Al Hilal of Sudan at the Suez Canal Stadium on Sunday. The Sudanese side had secured a 1-1 draw in Nigeria a week ago and finished off the job in the second leg. Bayelsa United’s 4-0 loss in Tunisia to CS Sfaxien saw the Yenagoa based side crash out of the CAF Confederations Cup on Saturday, October 23. The first leg saw the Nigerians claim a slim 1-0 victory but the North Africans would have none of it in the second leg as four first-half goals meant the encounter was already concluded in the first half.
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However, Enyimba FC of Aba ensured Nigeria still has a club competing for laurels at the continental level after a 3-0 home win over Diambars of Senegal secured qualification into the next round for the Nigerians with a 4-0 aggregate. The Peoples Elephants won the first leg 1-0 in Senegal a week ago. In Europe, Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Emmanuel Dennis was on the score sheet for Watford in the English Premier League after coming off the bench to score the fifth goal in the 5-2 victory over Everton on Saturday. The win brought Watford which has other Nigerian stars such as William Troost-Ekong, and Oghenekharo Etebo back to winning ways. Sources: Instagram @ngsuperfalcons Complete Sports Featured Image Source: The Guardian NG
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This article was first published on 25th October 2021


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