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Women’s AFCON: Cameroon beat Ghana to progress to finals

The Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon defeated the Black Queens of Ghana 1-0 on Tuesday in the semi-final of the 2016 Women Africa Cup of Nations at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo.

Cameroon took advantage of its home fans to dominate play till in the 73rd minute when a goal mouth melee saw a thunderbolt of a shot from Feudjio Tchuanyo Raissa to make the difference.

The Black Queens changed their game with the pendulum shifting in favour of them, but failed to equalize with the host country progressing to the finals and will either face Nigeria or South Africa.

This is the seventh appearance of the Black Queens at the Women AFCON semi-finals.

Out of their last six appearances at the semis, the Black Queens have ended three times as runners-up (1998, 2002, and 2006) and three times in the third position (1995, 2000 and 2004).

Ghana will know their opponents for the third place after Nigeria Vs South Africa game later on Tuesday.

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