Nigeria Secure A Place At Paris 2024 Olympics..

Nigeria will compete in their fourth Olympics Women’s’ Football Competition in the Paris 2024 edition after tying down their qualification to the games following a 0-0 draw in Pretoria, South Africa on Tuesday, 09 April.

The scoreline was enough for the Super Falcons to tie down their place to their fourth Olympics after last showing up in the 2008 edition in Beijing, China.

Coming into the game with a 1-0 cushion from the first leg in Abuja, the 11-time African champions needed only a draw to get a spot in Paris. They ensured the current African champions failed to break their unfaltering defense.

Thembi Kgatlana drew near in the 48th minute after being placed through on goal but saw her effort going wide askew.

Amogelang Motau nearly sent the game to extra-time in the 85th minute subsequent to being set up by Kgatlana, but her strike was effortlessly accumulated by the keeper as the Super Falcons of Nigeria remained focused in defense to clutch the result.

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In spite of the disheartening result, Banyana right back, Lebohang Ramalepe was decorated with her 100 cap achievement shirt after the match by the South African Football Association (SAFA).

Ramalepe who plays as a defender was part of the TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Banyana Banyana winning squad, as well as the side that finished in the Round of 16 at the recent FIFA Women’s World Cup™.

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