The Women’s AFCON is Africa’s leading women’s sport competition. It features some of the continent’s top players, including Nigeria (and FC Barcelona) star Asisat Oshoala, Cameroon’s Ajara Nchout Njoya (Inter Milan), South Africa’s Thembi Kgatlana (Atletico Madrid) and many other global stars who ply their trade in major United States, European and African Leagues.
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The CAF team that will form part of the build-ups and commentary for all matches includes renowned former Indomitable Lionesses’ captain Christine Manie (Cameroon), former Banyana Banyana (South Africa) international and captain Amanda Dlamini, former Super Falcons (Nigeria) goalkeeper Rachael Ayegba, and former Carthage Eagles (Tunisia) Haifa Guedri.
It said in a statement on its website the Awards would be held ahead of the final match of Africa’s flagship women competition.
Uchenna Kanu struck both goals for the hosts before the break in Lagos, the first with a header, second from a corner.
Defending champions of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, the Super Falcons, have been drawn in Group B alongside South Africa, Zambia and Kenya for the 9th edition of the tournament.
The Confederation of African Football has denied withdrawing the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations 2018 hosting right from Ghana.