Nigeria duo, Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanozie had their individual efforts rewarded after powering the Super Falcons to a record extending seventh title.
Cote d’Ivoire snatched the final ticket for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup after a 1-0 win over South Africa in the third-place match on Saturday in Windhoek.
The continent’s final slot for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be decided between South Africa and Cote d’Ivoire when the two sides square off in the third-place match of the TN Mobile 9th African Women Championship.
Nigeria midfielder Asisat Oshoala is excited to have played a huge part in Nigeria reaching the final of the TN Mobile 9th African Women Championship in Namibia.
Captain Christine Manie led by example scoring the winner in 118th minute to aid Cameroon to a 2-1 win over a resilient Cote d’Ivoire side on Wednesday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek.
A first half brace from Asisat Oshoala ensured Nigeria become the first team to qualify for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup after beating South Africa 2-1 in their semis clash on Wednesday in Windhoek.
Women football coaches in Africa is not a common sight, but it is gradually gaining grounds with more women taking up positions in a field once a reserve of the opposite sex.
Three places for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup are up for grabs between the four remaining teams at the TN Mobile 9th African Women Championships Namibia 2014.
South Africa booked their place at the semis in grand style beating Algeria 5-1 in their Group B clash on Saturday at the Independence Stadium.
South Africa edged Ghana on goal difference to qualify for the semis thanks to a 5-1 thrashing of Algeria in the ultimate Group B match on Saturday.