Friday, 25 November 2016


The Mighty Warriors hopes of progressing to the semi-finals of the African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) were quashed after succumbing to a 2-nil defeat to Cameroon today.
Cameroon were quick off the blocks with Henriette Akaba handing the hosts the lead in the first minute.

Zimbabwe attempted to recover but Cameroon stood resolute as they were backed by the home crowd in a game that went to half time with the hosts leading 1-nil.

Cameroon doubled their lead in the 51st minute courtesy of Henriette Akaba who fired home from close range.

Sheila Makoto could have pulled a goal back but saw her free kick headed off the line in a contest which ended in a 2-nil win for Cameroon.

In another encounter South Africa progressed to the last four after a comprehensive 5-nil win over Egypt.


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