Tag Archives: 2016 African Women’s Championships

AWC 2016: Cameroon train ahead of Ghana semi-final


The Lionessess of Cameroon have been getting ready for Tuesday’s semi-final clash with Ghana in the ongoing African’s Women’s Championships. The team topped Group A with three wins (2-0 against Egypt, 1-0 against South Africa and 2-0 against Zimbabwe) and they are seeking a place in the final of the tournament and by extension, a ticket to the Women’s World ...

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2016 African Women’s Championships: Ghana, Nigeria make semis


Holders Nigeria and Ghana completed the line-up for the semi-finals after convincing wins in their ultimate Group B matches on Saturday. Nigeria’s Super Falcons put four goals past debutants Kenya in Limbe to finish tops in Group B whilst Ghana overcame Mali in the other fixture in Yaounde. Both teams finished on seven points apiece with the Falcons on top ...

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“No gung-ho approach against Mali on Saturday”- Black Queens head coach Yusif Basigi


Head coach of Ghana’s Black Queens, Yusif Basigi, says that his team will not take a cavalier attitude approach into their final group match against Mali on Saturday in the ongoing African Women’s Championships in Cameroon. The Queens are currently second to Nigeria on goal difference and the difference can be altered with a huge win against Mali. Nigeria currently ...

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Omagbemi slams referee for Oshoala penalty snub against Ghana


Head coach of the Nigerian women’s team, the Super Falcons, Florence Omagbemi, has criticised referee Akhoma Makalima for failing to award a penalty to her team in the match against Ghana in the ongoing Women’s African Nations Championships. Late in the game on Wednesday, Nigerian forward Asisat Oshoala looked to have been tripped by Ghana goalie Nana Ama Asantewaa in ...

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Black Queens draw 1-1 with Nigeria in Women’s AFCON


Ghana’s Black Queens drew 1-1 with the Super Falcons in the second Group B match of the ongoing African Women’s Championships in Cameroon. The two teams had won their first group games and were hoping to build on that to book a place in the semi-finals of the tournament. Ghana conceded first after Portia Boakye sent the ball into her ...

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