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Google Celebrates Super Falcons after WAFU Women’s Cup Triumph


The world’s top internet search engine, Google on Sunday joined millions of football lovers around the world to celebrate Nigeria’s Super Falcons after their first WAFU Cup triumph in Ivory Coast.

Nigeria’s women national team edged hosts, Ivory Coast 5-4 via penalties after Uchenna kanu’s 94th minute equalizer extended the game beyond regulation time on Saturday.

Google made a caricature of the falcons in their Jersey on the placeholder over its search bar signifying their celebration of Nigeria’s victory last weekend.

Also on Saturday, Nigeria’s forward and former African Women player of the Year, Asisat Oshoala carved her name in football’s record books as the first African to play and also score in the finals of the UEFA Champions League.

Asisat came on as a second half substitute but made an impact with her sides’ only goal in the 4-1 encounter as Lyon grabbed another Champions League title.

Dennerby’s ladies are currently after returning to Nigeria on Sunday and will later head for France for the FIFA Women World Cup.

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