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AWC: Nigeria 2-1 Cameroon 2-1 on 29th October 2012

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Nigeria’s Super Falcons laboured to a 2-1 win over their Cameroonian counterparts in the opening match of the African Women’s Championship in Bata, Equatorial Guinea on Monday afternoon.
Earlier rainfall ensured the pitch at the Nkoantoma Stadium was hard for both sides to secure a goal.
Nigeria however shot into the lead through Onyinyechi Ohagugha at the end of the first half to give the defending champions the lead.
On resumption of the second half, Cameroon levelled the score line as Christiana Patience Mani equalised via a penalty kick.
Falcons struggled to take the leadand it was goal king Perpetua Nkwocha who scored in the 89thminute to ensure Nigeria earned a 2-1 win.
In his post match comment, Super Falcons Manager, Kadiri Ikhana, expressed optimism that the team will do better in subsequent matches.

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