Nigeria, South Africa qualify for 2023 WC After WAFCON wins 


Nigeria super Falcons maintained their streak of qualifying for every Women’s World Cup as they edeged out Cameroon 1-0 at the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Casablanca on Thursday to cement their place in next year’s tournament in Australia and New Zealand.

Super Falcons will be joined by their group rivals South Africa, who also qualified on Thursday when they beat Tunisia 1-0 in Rabat in their respective quarterfinal to qualify for the semis.

Morocco and Zambia also booked their places in the last four on Wednesday.

The top four finishers at WAFCON, which is being hosted in Morocco, are guaranteed places at next July’s Women’s World Cup.

Rasheedat Ajibade’s 56th minute header handed Nigeria victory and a ninth Women’s World Cup finals appearance.

South Africa won with a 14th minute goal from Jermaine Seoposenwe to qualify for a second successive tournament


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