The 2016 women AFCON hosted by Cameroon will soon come to an end as the two finalists for the two weeks competition is known. As expected by many experts, the host nation Cameroon will face the continent’s heavyweights the super falcons of Nigeria on Saturday at the Amadou Ahidjio stadium in Yaounde.
Cameroon in Group A
The indomitable lionesses who have made 3 appearances at the finals without a win came to the party as a favourite to carry the crown as they boast arguably the best squad in the tournament led by the 20145 African footballer of the year Gaelle Enganamoit, the girls of coach Enow Ngatchu did not disappoint as they brushed away all their opponents at the group stage (South Africa, Egypt, Zimbabwe), scoring five goals without conceding before dismissing Ghana at the semis 1:0 to match into the final. powered by the massive home crowd at the newly renovated Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in the capital, Yaounde, the Cameroonian’s have been dominant in all their games and showed real intent to lift the trophy for the first time in their history and now standing in their way is their long time nemesis Nigeria.
Nigeria in Group B
7 times African champion, the super falcons of Nigeria are always a red hot favourite to win the competition which they have made their own over the years. Drawn in Pool B alongside Ghana, Kenya and Mali, the Nigerians opened their account in the tournament with a ruthless 6:0 against a visibly inferior Malian side before playing a 1: draw with Ghana,4:0 defeat to Kenya and narrow 1:0 win over South Africa in match the rainbow nation dominate throughout the game and really deserve to win.
The two teams will come to the match with the intention to win as they are unarguably the best two teams in the tournament and both teams are star-studded with foreign players in top European clubs.Nigeria will be eager to prove their continental supremacy with a record 8 title out of 11 and spoil the party for the lionesses while the Cameroonians on their part will see this as an opportunity to cut odd the wings of the super falcons and stamp their authority in the women game