AWCON Qualifiers: Kanu hits brace as Orderly Falcons edge Ghana’s Sad Queens


The Nigeria national females team, the Orderly Falcons, on Wednesday, secured a 2-0 absorb the first leg of their double-header against the Sad Queens of Ghana.

Uche Kanu scored a foremost half of brace because the Orderly Falcons brightened their chances of securing a station at the 2022 Africa Ladies folk’s Cup of Nations billed for Morocco.

The Orderly Falcons started the game desperately as they sought to soar help after the defeat against South Africa.

Despite their dominance, the Falcons had been unable to gash out any clear decrease targets scoring opportunities.

The Falcons first actual likelihood came by means of Atletico Madrid forward Rasheedat Ajibade who had her shot saved by the Ghanaian goalkeeper who used to be at alert correct by means of the game.

The Orderly Falcons bought in entrance when Kanu nodded dwelling Francisca Ordega’s expertly delivered harmful.

Six minutes later, Kanu doubled Nigeria’s lead from a nook-kick.

The Orderly Falcons will look to extend their lead within the 2nd half of nonetheless it used to be Ghana who dominated the lawsuits, unfortunately they had been unable to breach the Orderly Falcons defence.

Captain Asisat Oshoala passed over a wide likelihood to expand Nigeria’s motivate within the 69th minute nodding broad from shut range.

That trot over nearly proved pricey because the Sad Queens bought a powerful likelihood within the latter stages nonetheless they had been denied by the Orderly Falcons goalkeeper

The 2nd leg will take station in Accra on Sunday.

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