WAFCON2022: Reactions as Super Falcons lose to Bayana Bayana in Group C opener
The Nigerians have reacted on social media after the Super Falcons were winged in their Group C opener against Banyana Banyana
The Super Falcons entered the game against South Africa as favourites, having won the competition more than any other nation on the continent.
The first half was completely lackluster as both teams failed to find the opener in the top 45.
The match came to life in the 61st minute after Jermaine Seoposenwe put Banyana Banyana in front to give them the 1-0 lead.
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Soon after, South Africa doubled their distance in the space of three minutes with Hildah Magaia extending Banyana’s lead even further.
The Super Falcons looked rusty and it’s fair to say their second-half mistakes cost them their first Women’s Africa Cup of Nations 2022 (WAFCON) group game.
The Super Falcons continued the game throughout the second half and the situation quickly escalated when Barcelona Femeni star Asisat Oshoala was injured.
Either way, the Falcons managed to score a consolation goal late in injury time, although it was too little, too late, after Atletico Madrid striker Rasheedat Ajibade netted one. for Nigeria.
Reactions on social networks
Following the disappointing result in Morocco, Nigerians took to social media to express their disappointment.
Here are the reactions below: