South African Women’s team won the first continental trophy of their history, defeating hosts Morocco in a nail-biting final in the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, know the AFCON prize money and player of the tournament
We take a look at the final score, final rankings, and top performers of the tournament.
South Africa’s 2-1 victory over Morocco in the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations final, which was played in front of a packed audience at the Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat, gave them the title of continent’s champions.
Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2022 Winner, Final Result, Prize Money, South Africa vs Morocco Score, Results, Top Goal Scorer, Player Of The Tournament And Awards Winners List
The winner of this year’s title will receive $500,000 (€491,000), $300,000 more than Nigeria received when they won in Accra in 2018 and te South African Football Association (SAFA) has also promised the Banyana Banyana players a tidy sum of 400,000 Rand (€23,388) each if they win the title.
2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Final Morocco vs South Africa Winner, Result And Score
Jermaine Seopesenwe provided a fantastic assist for Hildah Magaia to score the game’s first goal in the 63rd minute. After a spectacular pass from Karabo Dlamini in the 71st minute, she doubled the advantage before anyone had a chance to catch their breath.
Rosella Ayana pulled one back after a careless turnover by Banyana, which complicated matters just as it appeared that the South Africans would cruise home with ease. The following 20 minutes, which included nine minutes of referee discretionary time, were tense, but the visitors persevered to win the final for the first time in six tries.
Final Result: Morocco 1-2 South Africa
Final Position of Countries in 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations
Three-time defending champion Nigeria, which had won the previous three competitions in 2014, 2016, and 2018, had its run cut short in the semifinals after a loss to the hosts Morocco on penalties. This was the first time that neither Nigeria nor Equatorial Guinea had made it to the championship game. After five prior efforts, South Africa finally won the continental championship, defeating the hosts in the final. With this victory, South Africa became the only nation to have won both the men’s and women’s competitions, joining Nigeria.
|5||Senegal||5||2||2||1||8||Eliminated in Quarterfinals|
|9||Burkina Faso||3||0||1||2||1||Eliminated in Group Stage|
2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations List of Awards & Top Goal scorer
South African Goalkeeper Andile Dlamini finished the tournament with the Golden Glove award and was recognized as the best goalkeeper of the tournament. Ghizlane Chebbak finished the tournament as the best player of the tournament as she guided the hosts to the final despite unfortunately losing in the final.
28 games resulted in 63 goals scored, averaging 2.25 goals per game. Ghizlane Chebbak of Morocco and Hildah Magaia of South Africa, who scored two goals in the championship match, were equal for first place as the top scorers of the competition with three goals each.
|Best player||Ghizlane Chebbak (Morocco)|
|Golden Glove||Andile Dlamini (South Africa)|
|Fair Play award||South Africa|
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