Winners of their quarter-final of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON 2022), this July 14 in Rabat, Nigeria and South Africa joined two other African nations qualified for the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
Nigeria, who defeated Cameroon (1-0), and South Africa, victorious over Tunisia (1-0), join Morocco and Zambia in the list of African nations qualified for the Women’s World Cup.
The South African team has validated its ticket for the semi-finals of WAFCON 2022, it will also play its second World Cup in a row after that of 2019 in France.
In the quarter-finals, the South Africans beat the Tunisians 1-0. They will challenge Zambia on July 18.
Center forward Jermaine Seoposenwe made the difference in the 14th minute. Served full axis, she overtook defenders Chayma Abbassi and Samia Aouni to beat the goalkeeper of the Carthage Eagles, Soulayma Jebrani: 1-0.
After a hard match against Cameroon, the Super Falcons however ended up finding the fault on the return from the locker room when Ifeoma Onumonu crossed for the header of Rasheedat Ajibade, again scorer (0-1, 57th).
As a reminder, the Women’s World Cup will take place from July 20 to August 20, 2023, in Australia and New Zealand.