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2000 African Women's Championship

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Host country  South Africa
Venue(s)  2 (in 2 host cities)
Runners-up  South Africa
Dates  11 – 25 November
Champions  Nigeria (4th title)
2000 African Women's Championship

Teams  8 (from 1 confederation)

The 2000 African Women's Championship was the fourth staging of the CAF Women's Championship, the women's football championship in Africa (CAF). The tournament took place in South Africa. Just like in 1998, the field of eight teams was split into two groups of four. Nigeria won the tournament for the fourth time, beating South Africa in the final 2–0, which was abandoned at the 73rd minute.


Qualifying Tournament

South Africa as hosts and Nigeria as title holders were qualified automatically. All other teams had to enter qualifying.

Preliminary round
  • Kenya withdrew. Reunion advanced.
  • Final round
  • 1 Gabon withdraw after the first leg. Cameroon advanced to final tournament.
  • 2 Sierra Leone and Congo-Kinshasa withdraw. Ghana and Uganda advanced to final tournament.
  • First leg in 29–30 July, Second leg in 11–13 August:

    Final tournament

     South Africa qualified as host.

    Teams highlighted in green progress to the Semi-Finals.


  • NOTE: Game abandoned in the 73rd minute, Nigeria leading 2- 0
  • References

    2000 African Women's Championship Wikipedia