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Paris 2024 Olympics: Morrocco’s waiting continues as Zambia, Super Falcons gear up to fly African flag in Paris

The Copper Queens of Zambia pulled off the unbelievable on Tuesday night, defeating Morocco 2-0 to go to their second consecutive Olympics Women’s Football Tournament despite falling behind 2-1 at home with the Super Falcons of Nigeria breaking a 16 year absence curse after getting the better of South Africa in the qualifiers, Nigeriasoccernet.com writes...READ THE FULL STORY HERE▶

Zambia overcame a nervous start with to a brace from Copper Queens captain Barbra Banda, who dazzled at the previous global event.

After 16 years away, Nigeria made a spectacular comeback to the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament with a dominant all-around performance in Pretoria on Tuesday night that negated South Africa’s home advantage.

The defending African champions raced out of the starting blocks at Loftus Versfeld Stadium, but they were met with a tenacious Super Falcons that would not give up. The champions had boasted that they would quickly cancel Nigeria’s one-goal victory in Abuja on Friday within the first quarter of an hour.

The Copper Queens, who are making their second consecutive appearance will be hoping to perform better than in the Tokyo 2020 tournament, where they were eliminated in the opening round.

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