May 19, 2024

2022 WAFCON: Uganda & Burkina Faso Bow Out as Morocco Finish Top of Group A

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Uganda and Burkina Faso have bowed out of the Women's Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco with a point.

2022 WAFCON: Uganda & Burkina Faso Bow Out as Morocco Finish Top of Group A

2022 WAFCON Group A Results

Burkina Faso 2-2 Uganda

Morocco 1-0 Senegal

It was a misplaced duel between Etalons Dames Burkinabé and Uganda’s Crested Cranes, the winner of which should have had a chance of finishing in the top three thirds of the group stages. After just eight minutes, Margret Kunihira opened the scoring for the East African country.

A red card from Madinatou Rouamba (17th) did not help the West Africans. But Adama Congo (35th) managed to give a glimmer of hope to Burkina Faso, thanks to an achievement on an impressive individual gesture literate with incredible dribbling.

The Crested Cranes celebrating Uganda’s second goal against Burkina Faso.

Her goal was barely celebrated when Sandra Nabweteme (38th) doubled Uganda’s lead. Three minutes later, Burkina Faso reacted again with another equalizer by Naomi Adèle Kabré.

The game was very interesting, but in the second half, neither country managed to find the net. With one point each after 3 games, both teams have low chances of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the competition.

Morocco finish ahead of Senegal

Hosts Morocco clinched top spot in Group A of their 2022 TotalEnergies Women’s Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Senegal 1-0 in their top-of-the clash on Friday.

Morocco’s captain Ghizlane Chebbak celebrating his penalty goal with teammates.

The tight Group A clash was settled via a second-half penalty converted by Ghizlane Chebbak at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat.

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