1991 African Women's Championship
|Dates||February 16 – June 30|
|Teams||8 (from 1 confederation)|
|Champions||Nigeria (1st title)|
|Goals scored||22 (3.67 per match)|
The 1991 Women's African Football Championship was the first staging of the CAF Women's Championship, the women's football championship in Africa (CAF). It determined the CAF's single qualifier for the FIFA Women's World Cup 1991. Nigeria won the tournament, defeating Cameroon in the final.
Eight teams were scheduled originally to play in the tournament, but half of them withdrew, causing only four teams to compete actively for the right to represent Africa in the World Cup. Cameroon in fact reached the final by default.
In the tournament, 22 goals were scored in 6 games.
The majority of the details of this tournament are unknown.
The eight participating teams were:
The teams who withdrew in italics.
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg|
February 16, 1991
- Nigeria win 7–2 on aggregate.
- Senegal withdraw, Guinea advance.
- Zimbabwe withdraw, Zambia advance.
- Congo withdraw, Cameroon advance.
- Nigeria win 7–0 on aggregate.
- Zambia withdraw, Cameroon advance.
June 30, 1991
- Nigeria win 6–0 on aggregate.
|1991 Women's African Football Championship Winners|
- Results at RSSSF.com