FIFAWWC: CAF President, Patrice Motsepe, Congratulates Nigeria, Morocco and South African For Reaching The Round of 16

The Confederation Of African Football, CAF President, Dr Patrice Motsepe has congratulated the Nigerian, Moroccan and South African Women’s Teams for their historic and well-deserved qualification to the Round of 16 of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023.

President Motsepe said: “CAF and the 54 African Nations that are members of CAF congratulates the Women’s Teams of Nigeria, Morocco and South Africa for their historic and well-deserved qualification to the Round of 16 of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023″.

“The Super Falcons, the Atlas Lionesses and Banyana Banyana have made the people of Nigeria, Morocco and South Africa, as well as the people of the rest of the African Continent; very proud with their outstanding performances and hard-earned victories at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023.  The future of Women’s football on the African Continent is bright.” he continued.

Motsepe added that, the victories and successes of the Nigerian, Moroccan and South African Women’s Teams will contribute immensely to the development and growth of Women’s football in Africa.

Nigeria qualified on July 31 following a 0-0 draw against Ireland, earning a total of five points. 

South Africa came from a thrilling 3-2 win against Italy with four points in total, while Morocco clinched a 1-0 victory against Colombia to qualify with 6 points, ranking second in the standings.

AFRICAN TEAMS ROUND OF 16 FIXTURES

Netherlands vs South Africa on August 6 at Allianz Stadium at 3:00 a.m. 

England vs Nigeria on August 7 at Suncorp Stadium at 8:30 a.m. 

France vs Morocco on August 8 at Hindmarsh Stadium at 12:00 p.m.

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