Sao Tome and Principe Women’s National team have reportedly surrendered and withdrawn from the WAFCON qualifier vs the Super Falcons of Nigeria, Reelradio.com.ng reports.
The game is scheduled for the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, for Friday, September 22nd, with the return leg scheduled for Tuesday, September 26th.
According to the report, the Sao Tome and Principe Football Federation has written to CAF, notifying them of their decision to withdraw from the qualifiers.
Upon notification, the Nigeria Football Federation have also written to the clubs of invited Super Falcons players for the Morocco 2024 WAFCON qualifier, notifying them of the latest development.
Following the withdrawal of Sao Tome, nine-time African champions Nigeria will play host to the winner of the first qualification round match between Liberia and Cape Verde in the next stage.
The second qualifying round will take place from November 27 to December 5, 2023.