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1995 African Women's Championship

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Champions  Nigeria (2nd title)
Matches played  10
Runners-up  South Africa
Goals scored  55 (5.5 per match)
1995 African Women's Championship
Dates  5 November 1994 – 18 March 1995
Teams  8 (from 1 confederation)

The 1995 Women's African Football Championship was the second staging of the CAF Women's Championship, the women's football championship of Africa (CAF). It determined the CAF's single qualifier for the FIFA Women's World Cup 1995 — the winner Nigeria. Eight teams were scheduled originally to play in the tournament, but two of them withdrew, causing only six teams to compete actively for the right to represent Africa in the World Cup.


In the tournament, 55 goals were scored in 10 matches.

Participating teams

The eight participating teams were:

First round

in 1994:

Nigeria win 11–0 on aggregate. South Africa win 11–5 on aggregate. Cameroon withdraw. Angola advance. Guinea withdraw. Ghana advance.

Second round

in January 1995:

Nigeria win 5–0 on aggregate. South Africa win 6–4 on aggregate.

Final round

in March 1995:

Nigeria win 11–2 on aggregate.

Team statistics

Team(s) rendered in italics represent(s) the host nation(s). The competition's winning team is rendered in bold.
(1) – Total games lost not counted in total games played (total games lost = total games won)
(2) – Total number of games drawn (tied) for all teams = Total number of games drawn (tied) ÷ 2 (both teams involved)


1995 African Women's Championship Wikipedia

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