AWCON 2018: Falcons Soar To Semi Final, Spank Equatorial Guinea 6-0
..set up Cameroon Semifinal duel
By Niyi Busari
Super Falcons have qualified for the Semifinal of the 2018 African Women Nations Cup after humiliation of Equatorial Guinea 6-0 in their last group B tie on Saturday, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
Reigning African Best player, Asisat Oshoala recorded a first half hat trick in the 12th, 21st, 32nd minutes four minutes after inform Fransceca Ordega broke the deadlock in the 8th minute of the encounter.
Oshinachi Ohale increased the tally to five in the early minutes of the second half before Rita Chikwelu 63rd minute goal sealed the much needed victory for the eight times African champions.
In the second last Group B encounter, South Africa played a 1-1 draw with Zambia.
With the results, South Africa top the group with Seven (7) points, closely followed by Nigeria with six (6) points, while Zambia have four points and Equatorial Guinea have no points.
South Africa who top Group B will slug it out with Group A runners-up, Mali in the Semifinal of the African Women Nations Cup while Nigeria lock horns with Cameroon, Group A winner.
The two semifinal matches are slated for Tuesday 27th November, 2018.