Nigeria, Zimbabwe and Cameroon are close to qualifying for the Women’s African Cup of Nations set to take place in Ghana. The three nations all won the first leg of their games played on Wednesday.
The Cameroon team was the biggest winners, defeating their opponents Congo Brazzaville 5-0 away from home. The AFCON 2016 runners-up made a statement with the results as they prepare ahead of the tournament. Nigeria defeated The Gambia by the slimmest of margins; the same result the Zimbabwean side edged their Zambian rivals.