NIGERIA, SOUTH AFRICA, CAMEROON DOMINATE AFRICA XI

NIGERIA, SOUTH AFRICA, CAMEROON DOMINATE AFRICA XI

Just four of the eight teams that started the on going Women’s Africa Cup of Nations have their players listed in the continental first eleven listed at the end of the group stage.

 

Nigeria, South Africa and Cameroon have three players each while two are listed from Ghana, which did not cross the group stage.

 

Mali, which lost in the semifinals to South Africa on Tuesday and will play against Cameroon in the classification match as well as battle for Africa’s third ticket in the Women’s World Cup, has no players on the list.

 

Nigeria’s goalkeeper, Tochukwu Oluehi will guard the goal post for Africa XI. The two other Nigerians listed are Onome Ebi and Asisat Oshoala.

 

South Africa has Nothando Vilakazi, Janine van Wyk and scorer against Nigeria, Thembi Kgatlana.

 

Cameroon has the trio of Raissa Feudjio, Marlyse Bernadette Ngo Ndoumbouk and Gabrielle Onguene. The Ghanaian has two players: Gladys Amfobea and Elizabeth Addo.

 

On the reserve bench, Nigeria has Francisca Ordega and Desire Oparanozie. The reserve goalkeeper is Kaylin Swart of South Africa. Also on the bench are Ghana’s Portia Boakye, Bassira Toure of Mali and Cameroon’s Ngo Mbeleck.

 

Meanwhile, the final phase matches are a repeat of Group B opening match where Nigeria and South Africa will contest for the title while Mali and Cameroon who also played in Group A matchday 1 will contest for the third place and third ticket for the Women’s World Cup.

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