2012 CAF Women's Pre-Olympic Tournament

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The CAF Women's Pre-Olympic Tournament determined the two participants representing the African continent at the 2012 Summer Olympics. The competition was played as knockout tournament of four rounds.[1]

Qualification[edit]

First round[edit]

First leg played on October 2, second leg played on October 23, 2010.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Botswana  2–6  Zambia 1–4 1–2

Second round[edit]

The first leg was played on January 15, 2011, second leg on January 29, 2011. The first leg of Guinea v Ghana was played on January 16, 2011. The second leg of Ethiopia v Democratic Republic of Congo was played on January 30, 2011.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Gabon  w/o  Equatorial Guinea
Angola  2–2 (a)  Namibia 2–2 0–0
Congo  w/o  Nigeria
Cameroon  6–0  Mali 5–0 1–0
Guinea  1–7  Ghana 1–2 0–5
DR Congo  0–3  Ethiopia 0–0 0–3
Morocco  1–3  Tunisia 0–3 1–0
Zambia  1–5  South Africa 1–2 0–3

Third round[edit]

The first leg was played on 1–3 April, second leg on 15–17 April.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Ethiopia  2–2 (a)  Ghana 1–0 1–2
Cameroon  0–21  Equatorial Guinea 0–0 0–2
Nigeria  9–0  Namibia 7–0 2–0
South Africa  1–1 (6–5 p)  Tunisia 1–0 0–1

1 Equatorial Guinea were ejected from the competition for fielding an ineligible player,[2] Jade Boho; Cameroon were advanced to the final round.[3]

Final round[edit]

The two winners qualified for the 2012 Olympic Games.[1]

The first leg was played on 27 August, second leg on 11 September and 22 October.[4][5]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Nigeria  3–3 (3–4 p)  Cameroon 2–1 1–2
South Africa  4–1  Ethiopia 3–0 1–1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b FIFA.com – Women's Olympic Football Tournament: Qualifiers, retrieved on April 15, 2011.
  2. ^ "Eq Guinea thrown out of women's Olympic qualifiers". BBC. 1 July 2011. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Equatorial Guinea's Jade Boho to be replaced". FIFA. 28 June 2011. Archived from the original on 12 July 2011. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Fixture change in Africa
  5. ^ "Cameroon's women reach Olympics". BBC News. 22 October 2011. 

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