The Super Falcons won the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup on Saturday in Abidjan after defeating hosts Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 on penalty kicks.
Both sides went into a penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw in the game played at the Stade Robert Champroux de Macory.
The Super Falcons had advanced into the final match following their triumph over 2018 winners Ghana via penalty kicks shoot-out on Thursday.
Emerging as champions, their superlative performance set an unbeaten record throughout the tournament.
Newsmen report that the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the eighth edition, holds from June 7 to July 7 in France.