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MATCH REPORT: Nigeria 0-1 South Africa – Bayana Bayana pip Super Falcons in Group B opener

The Bayana Bayana of South Africa pipped the Super Falcons of Nigeria in the opening Group B fixture in the ongoing Total Women’s AFCON at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday.

Chrestinah Kgatlana came off the bench to snatch the winner for the Bayana Bayana with five minutes from time.

Reigning African Female Footballer of the Year Asisat Oshoala was clear on goal but instead of pulling the trigger, she decided to lay a pass but captain Janine Wan Wijk intercepted with a perfect clearance.

Just after the hour mark Desire Oparanozie, 2014 AWCON goal queen winner in Namibia, shot wide a glorious chance after Oshoala unselfishly served her with a sweet pass.

After 70 minutes Midfielder Leandra Smeda unleashed a thunderbolt but it went terribly wide.

Substitute Chrestinah Kgatlana volleyed home a stupendous goal to stun the defending champions with just give minutes to end proceedings.

She could have doubled the lead but Linda Motlhalo’s pass for her into the box was picked up by goalie Oluehi Tochukwu.

Nigeria woke up from their slumber and mounted a search for the equalizer but it was too little too late.

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Frank Darkwah

Ghanaian Sports Journalist who specializes in Sports Photography and Sports writing. Accredited CAF and FIFA photo journalist

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