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Nigeria to face Cape Verde in 2024 WAFCON Final qualifying round

Nigeria will face Cape Verde in the final qualifying round for the 2024 Women’s African Cup of Nations – WAFCON tournament.

The Super Falcons of Nigeria earned a sweat-less first qualifying round passage when Sao Tome and Principe pulled out of the qualification series.

For Cape Verde, Liberia was the opposition over two legs, but were easily dispatched with a 6-2 aggregate score.

The second leg in Monrovia on Tuesday, September 26 ended 2-3 in favour of Cape Verde, who will now face the Super Falcons of Nigeria.

Both legs will take place in November, with the winner automatically qualifying for the 2024 Women’s African Cup of Nations, to be hosted by Morocco.

The Super Falcons have not gathered since their 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup elimination in the hands of England but will hope to hit the right shape and book a spot at the WAFCON.

Nigeria has been a regular mention at the Women’s Cup of Nations and will be favourites to progress vs Cape Verde to avoid another major qualification surprise, the first Kenya’s defeat of Cameroon.

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