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Namibia: Record Entries for 2014 African Women Championship

posted by www.equatorialguineaonline.com – September 25th, 2013

The race to 2014 Namibia CAF Women Championship will see a record number of 25 teams vie for the seven places at the ninth (9th) edition of the African Women Championship to be held from 11 to 25 October 2014.

This follows the draw for the qualifiers for the tournament conducted recently in Cairo. The top three teams from the last championship held in Equatorial Guinea namely winners, Equatorial Guinea runners-up South Africa and bronze medallists, Cameroon have received first round byes and will only join the qualifiers from the second round.

The road to Namibia 2014 will start on 13/14/15 February 2014 as the first leg matches takes place with the second leg matches scheduled for 28 February/01/02 March 2014.

The second and final round matches will be played from on 23/24/25 May 2014 and the second leg matches will be contested on 07/07/08 June 2014 to decide who joins Namibia for the actual championship in Windhoek.

Equatorial Guinea won the last championship after beating South Africa 4-0 in the final and Cameroon edged Nigeria 1-0 to claim third place in the 8th African Women Championship