Paris 2024: Super Falcons Hold South Africa To Draw, Pick Olympic Ticket

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympic games football event.

The Falcons secured the ticket after holding South Africa’s Banyana Banyana to a goalless in the second leg in Pretoria on Tuesday.

The result means the Falcons go through 1-0 on aggregate after winning the first leg last Friday.

It is a return to the Olympics for the Falcons whose last appearance was at the Beijing 2008.

After the 2008 games, the nine-time African champions failed to qualify for the London 2012, Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020.

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Following their qualification, the Falcons will now be in Group C at the Olympics where they will face Brazil, Japan and world champions Spain.

In the other qualifier Zambia defeated Morocco 2-0 away to advance to their second Olympic ticket.

The Copper Queens go through 3-2 on aggregate after

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