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Nigeria Defeats Cameroon To Win 8th AWCON Title

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have emerged African champions for the 8th time after defeating host, Cameroon 1-0 on Saturday.

A powerful strike by Desire Oparanozie at the 86th minute ensured a victory for the Falcons.

Falcons coach, Florence Omagbemi makes history as the first person to win the continental championship both as a player and coach.

The victory also gives the Falcons their 8th African title after previously winning in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2014.

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