Women’s Africa Cup of Nations

Women’s Africa Cup of Nations was established by CAF in 1998. CAF made of it a two-yearly, which take place every other year. It equally serves as a qualification tournament for Feminine World Cup.

The final phase is contested by 8 teams divided into 2 pools of 4 teams each. The first two from each pool qualify for the semi-finals from where the two finalists shall emerge, who automatically qualify for the World Cup. The 2nd representative of the African Continent to the World Cup is the winner of the classification match between the two losers of the semi-finals.

Previous Editions

1998  Nigeria

2000  Nigeria           

2002  Nigeria           

2004  Nigeria           

2006  Nigeria           

2008  Equatorial Guinea

2010  Nigeria
2012  Equatorial Guinea
2014  Nigeria       

 

Finals

1998  Nigeria - Ghana          2-0

2000  Nigeria - South Africa 
(match abandoned While Nigeria was leading 2-0)

2002  Nigeria - Ghana         2-0

2004  Nigeria – Cameroon   5-0

2006  Nigeria - Ghana         1-0

2008  Equatorial Guinea - South Africa 2-1   

2010  Nigeria - Equatorial Guinea     4-2
2012  Equatorial Guinea - South Africa 4-0
2014  Nigeria - Cameroon              2-0

 

 

Rankings of previous editions

  • A total of 19 countries have participated in the previous editions of the final tournament. Nigeria has been the dominant force winning seven (7) titles, and nine (9) semi-finals.  They have also appeared at every edition just as Cameroon and South Africa. Equatorial Guinea are the other team to have won the title, twice in 2008 and 2012.
  • South Africa and Ghana have been three time finalists.

 

Year

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1998

Nigeria

Ghana

DR Congo

Cameroon

South Africa

Reunion

Egypt

 only 
7 teams

2000

Nigeria

South Africa

Ghana

Zimbabwe

Uganda

Cameroon

Reunion

Morocco

2002

Nigeria

Ghana

Cameroon

South Africa

Angola

Zimbabwe

Mali

Ethiopia

2004

Nigeria

Cameroon

Ghana

Ethiopia

Zimbabwe

Algeria

Mali

South Africa

2006

Nigeria

Ghana

South Africa

Cameroon

Mali

DR Congo

Equatorial Guinea

Algeria

2008

Equatorial Guinea

South Africa

Nigeria

Cameroon

Ghana

Congo

Tunisia

Mali

2010

Nigeria

Equatorial Guinea

South Africa

Cameroon

Ghana

Mali

Algeria

Tanzania

2012

Equatorial Guinea

South Africa

Cameroon

Nigeria

Côte d’Ivoire

DR Congo

Ethiopia

Senegal

2014

Nigeria

Cameroon

Côte d’Ivoire

South Africa

Ghana

Namibia

Algeria

Zambia