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ZAMBIA AND SENEGAL REACHES 2022 WOMEN’S AFCON

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Zambia and Senegal have reached the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations despite both failing to win the second leg of their respective second round play-off ties on Tuesday.


Zambia secured their qualification on away goals following a 1-1 draw against Namibia, while Senegal went through 3-2 on penalties after a 1-0 defeat in Mali.


Senegal had beaten their West African rivals 1-0 in last week’s first leg, but Agueissa Diarra’s 14th-minute goal in Bamako meant the game went to spot kicks.


Senegal’s women will now appear at the Nations Cup finals for the first time since 2012, and have a chance to emulate the men’s side after the Teranga Lions won their first-ever continental title earlier this month.

Written by: Oluwapelumi Tutugbuwa

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