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AWCON 2018: Super Falcons lose friendly match to Asec Mimosas

Nigeria’s women senior national team, Super Falcons on Friday lost 3-1 to Asec Mimosas U-16 boys in a friendly played Sol Beni Stadium in Abidjan.

It was the second loss for the Falcons who are on 8-day training tour in Cote D’Ívoire ahead of the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in Ghana.

The Super Falcons had lost 3-2 in the first friendly match against Dominion Hotspur at the Atlantic Hall pitch, Epe during their two-week long camping in Lagos.

Nigeria have been drawn in Group B and tackle South Africa in their first game on November 18 before facing Zambia and Equatorial Guinea.

Nigeria are the defending champions after beating Cameroon by a lone goal two years ago.

Falcons will face Equatorial Guinea after their reinstatement back to the competition by CAF.

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