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Cameroon beat Mali to Win AWCON 2018 Bronze medal



The Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon beat Mali 3-2 in their third place place of at the 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (AWCON) on Friday, November 30 to pick a World Cup ticket.

The Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon were at their best as they dismissed their Malian counterparts to win the bronze medal at the tournament.

It was the second time both teams will meet in the competition as they both progressed from group A.

Abena Ninon was the hero for the Lionesses as they cruised to a comfortable victory at Cape Coast.

Ninon scored the first goal of the encounter in the 32nd minute converting a ball through to her by Marlyse Ngo Ndoumbouk.

Just before the end of the first half she scored her second converting a Claudine Meffometou Tcheno cross.

Fatoumata Diarra however pulled one back for the Malians converting a ball through to her by Bassira Toure.

The game was tied in the when Cameroonian defender Aurelle Awona put the ball into her own net.

Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene gave the Cameroonians the lead back in the 62 minute before captain Christine Manie made sure of the result with a free kick.

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