All Africa Games: Nigeria's Falconets eye gold
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All Africa Games: Nigeria's Falconets eye gold

Nigeria’s U20 girls, Falconets now have a chance to win the gold medal of the 12th African Games women’s football tournament, after a commanding 3-0 over their Algerian counterparts in the semi final on Monday.

The Falconets will now play against Cameroon in the final for the gold medal.

In the semi final match, Cynthia Aku put daylight between Nigeria and Algeria with two goals in the first 25 minutes, scoring the first in the 16th minute of play.

Zainab Olapade made sure of a miserable afternoon for the North Africans with a third on the dot of the referee’s final whistle.