| Equatorial Guinea|
2 (in 2 host cities)
| 15–29 November 2008|
| 8 (from 1 confederation)|
Equatorial Guinea (1st title)
The 2008 Women's African Football Championship is of 15–29 November 2008 in Equatorial Guinea. The central African country is the first time host of the tournament. Eight national teams played in group matches and then against each other.
2008 African Women's Championship Wikipedia
A total of 22 national teams entered qualification. The qualification was in two rounds, with each match taking place over 2 legs. In the first round, the 16 lowest-ranked nations were drawn in pairs. The eight winners joined six other national teams in the 2nd round, where the seven winners together with the hosts qualified for the finals.
Was played between 30 November and 16 December 2007. Cameroon, Congo-Kinshasa, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria and South Africa had a bye to the second round.
Egypt, Burundi and Benin withdrew their matches.
Played between 24 February and 8 March 2008.
Therefore, the following eight teams will take part at the African Championship: Equatorial Guinea (hosts)
Tunisia and Congo will compete at the African Championship for the first time.
Equatorial Guinea's Genoveva Añonma was announced player of the tournament and also won the top scorer award with six goals.
6 Goals Genoveva Añonma