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Edwin  - CEO May 30, 2023
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WAFU B U-20 Women Tourney Semi-finals: Nigeria go up against Benin Republic



By Rasheed Adewuyi


Sixteen-goal Super Falconets of Nigeria will be the favourites when they take on their counterparts from Benin Republic in the second semi final of the ongoing WAFU B U20 Women Championship in Kumasi on Wednesday night.


The encounter starts at 6.30pm local time (7:30pm in Nigeria), hours after the first semi-final between hosts Ghana and Burkina Faso at the same Baba Yara Stadium starting at 3pm.


Six-goal Opeyemi Ajakaye of Nigeria is the tournament leading scorer, and will seek to add to her tally when the whistle goes for kick-off on Wednesday.


The Confederation of African Football has appointed Nigerien official Zouwaira Souley Sani Souley as the match referee, while Die Alse Sylla from Senegal and Ndeko Edwige Appia from Cote d’Ivoire will serve as assistant referees 1 and 2 respectively.


Togolese Edoh Kindedji will be fourth official while Naa Odofoley Nortey from Ghana will be the match commissioner.     


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