Nigeria celebrates lifting the trophy during the 2018 TOTAL African Womens Cup of Nations Final match between Nigeria and South Africa at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium, Cape Coast on 01 December 2018 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix
Sunday Dec 09, 2018. 09:16
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has congratulated Ghana on the successful organisation of the 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON).
The continental tournament was won by Nigeria, who defeated South Africa 4-3 on penalties, following a 0-0 draw in the final in the city of Accra.
Cameroon and Mali finished third and fourth respectively, while the tournament hosts Ghana failed to reach the knockout stages.
CAF have since expressed their gratitude to Ghana for hosting a successful tournament in a letter:
Mr. Asante Alex Deputy General Secretary Ghana Football Association Cairo, 7th December 2018
TOTAL WOMEN AFCON- GHANA 2018
Dear Mr. Deputy General Secretary,
We would like to extend to Ghana FA our congratulations for the excellent organization of the final tournament of the 11th Total Women AFCON –GHANA 2018.
CAF would like also to sincerely thank the Local organizing Committee for hosting such a prestigious event and for all the efforts deployed in order to deliver a successful Women AFCON.
Please accept, Mr. Deputy General Secretary, our sincerest regards.