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AWCON: Nigeria emerge as champions of Africa

By Sampson Adedeji
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Desire Oparonozie’s late goal was enough to see the Super Falcons through 1-0 against Cameroon,

in a final that saw the Nigerian ladies claim their 8th championship.

The match between the Indomitable Lioness’ and the Super Falcons was hotly contested, with Cameroon

missing several key chances to grab a goal. Eventually, a chance would fall to Oparonozie in the box during the

86th minute, and she slotted in the finish past the defence and the goalkeeper. In a competition that saw all the knockout matches end