Nigeria and Morocco’s semi-final clash of the 12th Women Africa Cup of Nations competition in Rabat has entered extra-time.
Nigeria’s Rasheedat Ajibade was sent off in the 70th minute.
The Nigerians were reduced to nine after Ajibade bagged her second yellow card after VAR review.
Nigeria were earlier reduced to 10 players after Halimatu Ayinde received a red card in the 48th minute.
Morocco equalised against Nigeria in the 66th minute.
Uchenna Kanu had scored in the 62nd minute to put Nigeria ahead earlier.
The game is now 1-1 despite Nigeria being reduced to nine players.
Meanwhile, Bayana Bayana of South Africa qualified for the WAFCON final on Monday.
Monday night’s spectacle saw the Falcons aim for their 10th Final Match of the Women AFCON, since the competition was launched as a biennial event in Nigeria 24 years ago. They have never failed to win a Final match, and victory over Cameroon on Thursday affirmed that they had never failed to reach the tournament’s last four.
In the opening match of the inaugural edition of the Women AFCON, hosted by Nigeria, the Super Falcons lashed the Lionesses 8-0.
The Falcons have also gone ahead to win nine titles in 11 finals before Morocco 2022, have taken part in all editions of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in addition to playing in three editions of the Olympic Women’s Football Tournament, and have become a global brand.
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