The defending champions trade tackles with their bitter West African neighbours for a place in the competition’s last four.
Nigeria will face Cameroon in the quarterfinals of the 2022 Women Africa Cup of Nations with more than just a semifinal ticket at stake.
A win in Casablanca, Morocco, on Thursday for either the Super Falcons or the Indomitable Lions will guarantee the victor a spot in next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup.
There would be WAFCON tears for the loser. Still, a place in February’s inter-confederation playoffs in New Zealand and Australia will offer consolation and a back door to the Mundial.