Match report : Nigeria win 11th AWCON title with 4-3 shoot-out win over South Africa

Nigeria have won the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) beating South Africa 4-3 on penalty shoot-out following a goalless draw after extra time on Saturday evening in Accra as Linda Motlhalo failed to force a sudden death.  It is record-extending eleventh time the Super Falcons have won the AWCON – if tournaments without specific host nations are counted.  It was the first time the AWCON final went into extra time and again had to be decided on shoot-out and Saturday’s heroine was goalkeeper Oluehi Tochukwu who saved Motlhalo’s…

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