Esther Okoronkwo Shines as Super Falcons Defeat Cameroon in 2024 Olympic Qualifier

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Esther Okoronkwo gives Super Falcons the lead in the 14th minute Photo credit: Robert Cianflone Source: Getty Images
Esther Okoronkwo gives Super Falcons the lead in the 14th minute Photo credit: Robert Cianflone Source: Getty Images
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In an exhilarating match at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja, the Super Falcons of Nigeria emerged victorious against the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon with a solitary goal by in the 14th minute.

This win ensures Nigeria’s advancement to the final round of the African qualifying series for the 2024 Paris Olympic female football tournament. The Super Falcons will now face the winner between Bayana Bayana of or in April.

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Esther Okoronkwo’s decisive goal came from a goalmouth scramble, propelling Nigeria to success in the Olympic qualifier held at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja.

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Nigeria is set to compete in the fourth round of the Caf Women’s Olympic qualifier, aiming for a spot in the Paris 2024 games. The upcoming challenge will be against the winner of the South Africa versus Tanzania match.

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It’s noteworthy that the , reigning African champions, faced an obstacle since their appearance at the Beijing 2008 Olympics, and this victory marks a significant stride in their quest for successive Olympic Games.

In a related report, Ejes Gist Media previously highlighted a clash between Super Falcons and Cameroon that ended in a stalemate. Joe Echegini faced a robbery incident, and Asisat Oshoala missed a scoring opportunity in the Paris 2024 qualifier held in Douala.

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The initial leg of the Olympic qualifier saw a controversial disallowed goal, casting a shadow over the match, with the final score ending in a draw. Goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie’s crucial saves and criticisms towards the referee Shamirah Nabbada’s performance added intrigue to the encounter.

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