1991 African Women's Championship

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1991 African Women's Championship
Tournament details
DatesFebruary 16 – June 30
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
ChampionsFlag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria (1st title)
Runners-upFlag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored22 (3.67 per match)
1995

The 1991 Women's African Football Championship was the first staging of the CAF Women's Championship, the women's football championship in Africa (CAF). It determined the CAF's single qualifier for the FIFA Women's World Cup 1991. Nigeria won the tournament, defeating Cameroon in the final.

Confederation of African Football governing body of association football in Africa

The Confederation of African Football or CAF is the administrative and controlling body for African association football.

The Nigeria national women's football team, nicknamed the Super Falcons, is the national team of Nigeria and is controlled by the Nigeria Football Federation.

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Eight teams were scheduled originally to play in the tournament, but half of them withdrew, causing only four teams to compete actively for the right to represent Africa in the World Cup. Cameroon in fact reached the final by default.

In the tournament, 22 goals were scored in 6 games.

The majority of the details of this tournament are unknown.

Participating teams

The eight participating teams were:

The teams who withdrew in italics.

Bracket

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
                
 
 
 
 
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 527
 
 
 
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 11 2
 
 Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon (w/o)  
 
 
 
 Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
 
Flag of Guinea.svg  Guinea (w/o)
 
 
 
 Flag of Zambia (1964-1996).svg  Zambia (w/o)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon (w/o) 2315
 
2
 
 Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 2315
 
4Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon 02315
 
3
 
0 0
 
4Flag of Guinea.svg  Guinea 02315
 
 
0 Flag of Zambia (1964-1996).svg  Zambia 196419962315
 

Final Tournament

First Round

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Nigeria  Flag of Nigeria.svg7–2Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 5–1 2–1
Guinea  Flag of Guinea.svg w/o Flag of Senegal.svg  Senegal
Zambia  Flag of Zambia (1964-1996).svg w/o Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe
Cameroon  Flag of Cameroon.svg w/o Flag of the People's Republic of Congo.svg  Congo
Nigeria  Flag of Nigeria.svg5–1Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana
Uche Soccerball shade.svg ?'
National Stadium, Lagos
Attendance: 55,000
Ghana  Flag of Ghana.svg1–2Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
Nigeria win 7–2 on aggregate.

Awards

 1991 Women's African Football Championship Winners 
Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
First title

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