According to media reports, it was the first goal scored by Desire Oparanozie, which won the Super Falcons the highly coveted continental title for the eighth time. The Nigerian side remained top contenders throughout the tournament, winning eight of their ten games.
The Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium in Yaounde, Cameroon, was packed to capacity with a number of dignitaries and cheering fans. Even Cameroonian President, Paul Biya, enjoyed his team’s performance during the first half. But it wasn’t enough for Cameroon’s Indomitable Lionesses, who left with a silver medal.
Ghana’s Black Queens clinched the Bronze medal after a 1-0 win South Africa during the semi-finals on Friday.
Here’s some tweets from #AWCON2016: