Nigeria’s Falconets dominate WAFU B group stage best XI as the U-20 girls dazzle in Ghana…
A 100% win record with sixteen goals scored and zero conceded at the inaugural edition of the U-20 WAFU B tournament in Ghana, saw Nigeria’s Falconets dominate the WAFU B group stage best XI.
Nigeria’s U-20 girls defeated Niger 7-0 in their first game of the tournament and followed it up with a 6-0 thumping win over Togo, before rounding off the group stage with a convincing 3-0 victory over Burkina Faso on Sunday at the Paa Joe Stadium, Kumasi, Ghana.
Not only have the girls maintained a 100% win record they also dominate every award category so far in the competition.
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This performance has earned goalkeeper Anderline Mgbechi, Oluchi Ohaegbulem, Shukurat Oladipo and Jumoke Alani, a place in the tournament’s group stage best XI having kept three clean sheets in as many games. While Chinyere Kalu, and Esther Ajakaye who leads the goalscorers chart with six goals in three games, complete the list of the other six Falconets who made the team.
Hosts, Ghana have four players on the list while Benin Republic’s Milhad Sadikou completes the list.
In second place behind Ajakaye and her six goals is also Nigeria’s Flourish Sebastine with three goals and Amina Bello with two.
The Falconets will take on Burkina Faso in the semi-final on Wednesday, May 31. While Ghana will face Burkina Faso in the second semi-final.