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AWCON Final: Nigeria 1-0 Cameroon - FT


/ by Biyi Akangbe

Nigeria (Super Falcons) 1-0 Cameroon (Indomitable Lionesses)

Saturday, 3 December 2016
Kick-off: 15:30
VenueStade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaounde

90+ 3' Full Time. Nigeria has done it again for the 10th time. The Super Falcons are the champions of Africa. They started the second half shaky but Desire Oparanozie made sure the Falcons clinched the trophy.
90' 3 mins additional time to be played.
84' Goal!!! Desire Oparanozie puts Nigeria ahead. Nigeria 1-0 Cameroon
81' Cornerkick to Cameroon, Enganamouit nods wide.
64' Nigeria Sub: Chioma Wogu comes on for Ordega
51' Onome fouls Ngono Mani. Free kick  to Cameroon from about 25 yards, Ngono's effort goes off target.
46' Second half begins.
45+2' Half time. Nigeria was the better side in the first half but no goals to show.
33' Great Save! GK Alaba Jonathan one on one with Ngono, makes a great stop and keeps the Super Falcons in the game.
10' Ngozi Okobi turns brilliantly in the penalty box, but she shoots high and completely off target.
4' The Lionesses have first chance of the game, final shot went wide.
0' Game on! Can Nigeria defend their title? Lets find out

The stage is set for Saturday's epic final of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations as two teams with rich football rivalry and prestige come at loggerheads in what is expected to be an explosive encounter.

The Super Falcons are the reigning Africa champions and they will be faced with the task of overcoming the host nation, the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon on Saturday for the prestigious trophy at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde.

Led by head coach, Florence Omagbemi, the team has redeemed itself after failing to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil.

Having won the trophy nine times, the Super Falcons are poise to silence an Indomitable Lionesses side that will be desperate to win it for the first time, coupled with their vociferous home crowd.
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