The Indomitable have qualified for the fourth round of the 2020 Olympic Games qualifiers. The Lionesses difficulty book their ticket for the next stage of the competition despite a 2-1 defeat away against the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Lionesses started the game with a two goal advantage. But this advantage was short-lived as the Congolese overcame their two goal deficit thanks to goals from Isabelle Diakiese and Yves in the first-half.
The Lionesses defense which was outstanding during the first leg encounter at the Yaounde Omnisport stadium, this time showed a lot lapses.
As the match was gradually heading to prolongations, Nchout Ajara netted a brilliant header from a Alexandra Takaounda’s cross to put the Lionesses in a comfortable position once more.
The 2016 vice African Champions are favourites to grab an Olympic Games ticket for the African continent. As the countries still running for the lone African spot are more or less not too strong for the Lionesses.
As the Lionesses prepare to face Ivory Coast, The other countries Kenya and Zambia will also face each other.