On Tuesday night, the Super Falcons of Nigeria defeated Cape Verde 2-1, solidifying their spot in the 2024 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations.

With an aggregate score of 7-1, the nine-time African champions guaranteed their spot in the biannual tournament.

Ivania Moreira put Cape Verde ahead in the eighth minute of the match at the Estadio Nacional, Praia, after the visitors dominated the first half.

Even though they increased their pressure, the hosts were unable to gain an advantage over the Super Falcons.

Following halftime, Super Falcons temporary head coach Justin Madugu made several roster changes.

Rather than Uchenna Kanu and Peace Efih, it was Esther Onyenezide and Esther Okoronwko who were substituted.

The Super Falcons regained the lead after the switch, therefore it was a good move.

Nigeria pulled one back when Okoronwko scored only two minutes after the half-hour mark.

Stand-in In the 94th minute, the game-winning goal came from the away team’s Rasheedat Ajibade.

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