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Indomitable Lionesses Whitewash Gambia 8-0 In AFCON Qualifiers

By Etienne Mainimo

The Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon have registered a convincing 8-0 over the Queen Scorpions of The Gambia in the first leg last group-qualifying match of the 2022 Women Africa Cup of Nations.

Staged at the Ahmadou Ahidjio Stadium on February 18, the Lions demonstrated their supremacy as they took the lead in qualifying for the competition program to take place in Morocco.

In a match that looked like a training session, the lionesses opened scores in the third minute through Kameni Flora. After goals from Ajara Njoya and Bella Rose, Kameni would double her goal-scoring ability before the end of the first period of the game.

Returning from the locker room with a 4-0 deficit, the scorpions had hoped to make a difference but the confident Cameroon increased their scoring sheet with a set of goals.

Gladys Tatiana and Falone Meffoumetou alongside two goals from Genevieve Ngo Mbeleck sealed Cameroons emblematic victory at the Ahmadou Ahidjio sport facility.

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon who are just away from qualifying for the 2022 Women Africa Cup of Nations will face The Gambia in a return and decisive leg in Banjul.

A win for Cameroon will permit them to join host country Morocco and Uganda alongside other countries for the 12-nation tournament.

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Women’s AFCON: Cameroon To Face Gambia In Last Qualifiers

By Etienne Mainimo

The Lionesses of Cameroon will confront the Scorpions of the Gambia in the second and final qualifying round for the TotalEnergies Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco 2022.

According to the fixtures released by the Confederation of African Football, CAF, Cameroon will face the Gambia on February 18 at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, Yaounde.

The second leg will take place between February 21 to 23. Cameroon is expected to play against Gambia at the Independence Stadium de Bakau in Gambia.

Cameroon had qualified for the second round of the qualifiers after thrashing the Central African Republic 3-0 on an aggregate score in home and away fixtures. On their part, The Gambia qualified after overpowering Sierra Leone.

After Kenya’s withdrawal, Uganda officially join hosts Morocco for the final twelve-team tournament. CAF Executive Committee announced Morocco as hosts on 15 January 2021. The biennial competition is expected to take place from July 2 – 23, 2022.

The 2020 edition, which would have been the first to feature twelve teams, was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The top four teams from the tournament will qualify for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, and two more teams will advance to the inter-confederation play-offs.