13th African Games: Nigeria Beat Kenya Women Hockey’s Team To Set Up Ghana Final


Ademola Fagbemi

The Nigeria Hockey Women’s National team on Wednesday book ticket to the final of the ongoing African Games after beating Kenya 1-0 at the Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium.

Queen Esther Njoku scored the only goal that separated the two teams in the last minute of play when she converted to an empty net after Benedicta Johnson’s set up.

Having beating Nigeria in the group stage, the Black stick women will look forward to do doubles over Nigeria on Friday.

Peter Okwudili Menyei’s women team are yet to beat Ghana in any competition having lost all their four previous encounters.

In another game, Nigeria’s men team also defeat Kenya 2-1 while Ghana men’s team suffered 1-0 loss to Egypt.


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