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Soccer News of Thursday, 23 June 2022

Source: www.mynigeria.com

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Remember Oparanozie's late winner against Cameroon in 2016?

Super Falcons celebrate late winner against the Indomitable Lionnesses Super Falcons celebrate late winner against the Indomitable Lionnesses

Desire Oparanozie's 86th-minute late winner gave the Super Falcons a 1-0 victory over host Cameroon in the finals of the 2016 Africa Women's Cup of Nations.

Oparanozie's late strike won the Super Falcons their eighth African Women's Cup of Nations in the Cameroon capital of Yaoundé.

The goal was assisted by Barcelona Femeni star, Asisat Oshoala who was the tournament's leading scorer.

The Super Falcons will begin their title defence in Morocco next month.

The nine-time African champions are pitted in C alongside South Africa's Banyana Banyana, Burundi, and Botswana.

The Super Falcons will begin their title defense campaign against rival, South Africa on July 4.

Check out the video below, courtesy fajsports:

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