Captain Ajibade was the hero as the Super Falcons were able to get a positive result against Ethiopia in Addis Ababa.
The Super Falcons of Nigeria returned to the pitch in a 1-1 draw against Ethiopia for the first time since their exploits at the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.
15:55 - 24.10.2023
Ashleigh Plumptre explains Super Falcons absence: Wishes sisters luck in Olympic qualifiers against Ethiopia
Don't blame the NFF!!! Super Falcons star Ashleigh Plumptre explains absence from Olympic qualifiers against Ethiopia.
The Lucy of Ethiopia defeated Chad 10-0 on aggregate to set off the clash against the Super Falcons.
22:15 - 23.10.2023
Ohale, Otu, and Ucheibe will not play for the Super Falcons in the Olympic qualifier against Ethiopia.
Super Falcons 1-1 Ethiopia
The Super Falcons were without their Head Coach Randy Waldrum for the game at the Abebe Bekila Stadium.
It took just six minutes for Ethiopia to go in front when Birkie Amare converted from a scramble in the box.
The Ethiopians playing in front of their home fans were motivated and held on to their advantage to the halftime break.
The Super Falcons were able to make some important changes to gain momentum going into the closing stages.
Barcelona star Asisat Oshoala did not do much was substituted as Granadilla Tenerife youngster Omorinsola Babajide to make her Super Falcons debut.
Gotham FC striker Ifeoma Onumonu had the ball in the back of the net but was ruled out as offside.
The Ethiopians held on late as the first leg ended in a 1-1 draw.
Super Falcons to host Ethiopia in Abuja
Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja, is the scheduled date of the return leg.
The winner on aggregate will play the winner of the Cameroon/Uganda match for a spot in the qualification series' final round.
The Olympic Games of the following year will take place in Paris and a few other French cities from July 26 to August 11.
19:00 - 22.08.2023
Super Falcons star Toni Oyedupe Payne receives a playful 'beating' on her return to Sevilla
23:00 - 20.07.2023
Super Falcons star Nicole Payne joins PSG until 2026
21:58 - 07.01.2023
Asisat Oshoala outshines Super Falcons teammate Oyedupe Payne as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-0
15:15 - 29.07.2023
Super Falcons vs Ireland: Oshoala and team mates play with Kangaroos ahead of final World Cup group game
Oshoala, Payne, Plumptre, Onumonu, Ajibade, and other Super Falcons stars go on a Kangaroo visit ahead of the final World Cup group game against Ireland.
17:25 - 26.08.2023
Super Falcons star Toni Payne moves on from 'beating' as Sevilla set for Copa Andalucía final
14:30 - 27.08.2023
Super Falcons star Toni Oyedupe Payne scores winning goal as Sevilla beats Sporting de Huelva lifts Copa Andalucía.
17:35 - 28.08.2023
Super Falcons star Toni Oyedupe Payne celebrates 1st trophy of the season with Sevilla