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Paris Olympics: Super Falcons beat Cameroon to reach final qualifying round



The Super Falcons of Nigeria have advanced to the final round of the qualification series for the 2024 Olympic Games billed to hold in Paris.

The two-legged tie saw Nigeria come out top with a 1-0 aggregate victory following Esther Okoronkwo’s goal in the second leg.

Having held the Lionesses to a goalless draw in Douala last Friday, the Randy Waldrum side won 1-0 at the MkO Abiola Stadium in Abuja on Monday evening.

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The Super Falcons are seeking a first Olympic Games appearance since Beijing 2008 games, having failed to qualify in 2012, 2016 and 2020.

The Nigerian ladies will face the winners of the tie between South Africa and Tanzania, in the final qualifying round.

South Africa, meanwhile, are fancied to go through as they had won the first leg of the tie 3-0.

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