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Cote d'Ivoire 1-1 Nigeria [4-5 pens]: Super Falcons are 2019 WAFU Women's Cup champions

Nigeria are 2019 Wafu Women's Cup champions after defeating Cote d'Ivoire 5-4 on penalties, after a 1-1 draw at the Stade Robert Champroux on Saturday.

The Super Falcons advanced into the final following their triumph over 2018 winners Ghana via penalty shoot-out on Thursday.

The Ivorians, last year's finalists, defeated Mali 2-1 in the second semi-final to secure a back-to-back final spot.

The Dame Elephantes dominated proceedings in the opening minutes of the encounter but failed to find the back of the net until the 42nd minute when Ange Koko Nguessan's free-kick broke the deadlock.