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The final of the 2016 AWCON between hosts Cameroon and the Super Falcons is about to get underway.

Nigeria are pursuing their 9th title while Cameroon are seeking their first ever title


CAMEROON: 1. Annette Ndom, 15. Sonkeng Amariele, 12. Meffoune Falone, 11. Awona Marie, 3. Nchout Ajara, 17. Enganamouit Deborah, 8. Feudiio Raissa, 9. Madelein Mani, 7. Aboudi Gabrielle, 10. Ngock Grace, 2. Manie Patience

SUBS: 16. Thecle Mbororo, 21. Isabelle Mambingo, 4. Leuko Patrice, 6. Augustin Batoum, 20. Ngo Edith, 5. Ejangue Sylvia, 14. Agnes Nkada, 19. Ngani Georgette, 18. Michelle Akaba, 13. Jacquette Ada

NIGERIA: 16. Alaba Jonathan, 3. Osinachi Ohale, 2. Faith Ikidi, 5. Onome Ebi, 15. Ugo Njoku, 18. Halimatu Ayinde, 13. Ngozi Okobi, 10. Rita Chikuwelu (C), 9. Ugochi Oparonozie, 17. Francisca Ordega, 8. Asisat Oshoala

SUBS: 21. Rita Akarekor, 1. Ibubeleye Whyte, 12. Gladys Akpa, 6. Ngozi Ebere, 7. Wogu Success, 19. Ijeoma Obi, 4. Osarenoma Igbinovia, 20. Uchechi Lopez Sunday, 11. Ukpong Esther Sunday.

90+3 FULL TIME: Cameroon 0 - 1 Nigeria. The Super Falcons are champions of Africa for the ninth time.

90+2 Ajara shoots wide for Cameroon and that could be the last action of the game.

90 Three minutes of added time to be played. Can Nigeria hold on?

89 The Falcons are few minutes away from clinching a ninth African title.

87 The ball falls nicely to Oparonozie in the box and she beats her marker before slotting home just like she did in the semi-final. Could that be the winner?

86 GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL!!!! Oparonozie fires Nigeria into the lead against the run of play.

84 BIG CHANCE Jonathan who has been by far Nigeria's best player on the pitch denies Gabrielle.

82 HALF CHANCE! Enganamouit Deborah flashes an header wide from a corner. Cameroon piling all the pressure at the moment, Falcons yet to test Ndom for Cameroon.

79 She is back on her feet and immediately tested by the feet of Enganamouit Deborah. We are into the last 10 minutes of this encounter.

75 Goalkeeper Jonathan is down with an injury after colliding with a Cameroonian. The medics have been ushered into the pitch.

70 Cameroon continue to put more pressure on Falcons' defense as the defending champions struggle to create attempts on goal.

65 First change for the Falcons: Success Wogu on for Francesca Ordega

62 Falcons duo of Ebi and Ohale have done well at the centre back to deny Cameroon any form of space. Although, Nigeria's attackers have been very quiet in this game including Oshoala.

59 SUB Cameroon's danger striker Mani is pulled out for Ngo who takes her place.

56 Nigeria under intense pressure at the moment as Mani again forces a save off Alaba Jonathan in goal for Nigeria. The host getting all the support from the crowd.

53 And it's over the wall and over the bar

52 Cameroon win a free-kick in a dangerous position after Mani was brought down. Can the Indomitable Lioness make something out of this?

49 HALF CHANCE! Okobi tries her luck from long range but her effort is well wide.

46 And Cameroon gets us underway for the second half

Super Falcons must raise their game in the second half to get anything in this final because they've been second best so far

45+2 HALF TIME: Cameroon 0 - 0 Nigeria. The Indomitable Lioness were the closest to taking the lead in the opening half.

43 An even game so far but the hosts have managed to contain the Falcons. There will be two minutes of added time.

40 Cameroon have been the better team this first half, the Falcons have been unimpressive

39 Chikwelu is back on the pitch after receiving treatment

38 Rita Chikwelu receiving treatment after receiving a shot to her stomach

34 what a one on one save by Alaba, Cameroon should be 1-0 ahead

30 Two against one but Osinachi does well to clear the danger, that was an escape for the Falcons there

27 Big block there by Osinachi Ohale preventing the Falcons from going a goal down

24 A knock down from Oshoala to Oparonozie almost drops kindly for the striker but Cameroon clear their lines.

20 Cameroon 0 - 0 Nigeria. The game still awaits its first shot on target.

17 Gabrielle's pace in the left flank has been causing a whole lot of problems for Nigeria. She again wins a corner for her side but it comes to nothing.

15 Cameroon 0-0 Nigeria

12 Super Falcons are beginning to settle into the game after a blistering start for Cameroon. Asisat Oshoala has been very busy in the right flank for Nigeria.

9 Ordega wins a corner for Nigeria but it comes to nothing as the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon continue to press forward.

7 Cameroon go close again from a free-kick but Alaba Parries away for a corner

5 Big chance for Cameroon but the effort narrowly miss the target

1 KICKOFF! The game is underway with Nigeria playing with their all white jersey and Cameroon with their traditional green, red and a touch of yellow jersey.

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