Super Falcons U-23 Finally Ousted from Gold rush contenders Of The All African Games 2015 after losing 3:1 in the semi – final group stage yesterday.
The Super Falcons still have the chances to Win the Bronze medal if they beat the host country’s female team (Congo) in few days time.
Burkina Faso opened the scoring after 11 minutes thanks to Sydney Mohamed Sylla and the scoreboard was reading 1 – 0 at the end of the first half.
In the 73rd minute, Omar Kabore fired past Daniel Emmanuel for Burkina Faso’s second goal but bereaved Daniel Etor, who was introduced in the 69th minute, pulled a goal back for the Dream Team 15 minutes from time to set up a frantic finish.
As the Nigerians pushed for an equalizer, they left spaces at the back and this was exploited by Sydney Mohamed Sylla, who scored his second goal in the 78th minute.
Also on Tuesday, Cameroon sensationally beat the Super Falcons 2 – 1 at Stade Kintélé , with Onome Ebi scoring what turned out to be a consolation goal for the African champions three minutes out of intermission.