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Falcons win 8th AWCON title in Cameroon


super-falcons-4Nigeria won the 2016 women’s Africa Cup of Nations for an eighth time after a 1-0 win over hosts Cameroon in front of a capacity 40,000 crowd in Yaounde.

A late goal from Desire Oparanozie was enough for Nigeria to retain the trophy they won in Namibia two years ago.

The Super Falcons have dominated this competition, winning all but two of the ten editions played so far.

In a repeat of the 2014 final, Cameroon finished as runners-up again despite enjoying massive home support.

Elsewhere in the third place game ,Ghana finished as bronze medallists after a 1-0 win over South Africa on Friday.


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