Cameroon’s women’s soccer team failed to qualify for the Olympics in Tokyo. Cameroon made it 0-0 against the Chileans in the qualifiers in the return match, on April 13, 2021 in Antalya (Turkey), three days after a 2-1 defeat. Chile will participate in the Olympics.
There will only be one African team at the next women’s Olympic football tournament: Zambia. More than a year after the failure of these Zambians, the Cameroonians also stumbled against the Chileans on April 13, 2021. They made it 0-0 in the return intercontinental playoffs against Chile.
On the lawn of Antalya Stadium (Turkey), in the same place where they lost 2-1 (first leg) on April 10, they gave the Indomitable Lionesses everything. But without finding the shortcoming. The South Americans therefore take the last ticket to Tokyo, a few hours after the Chinese in the Asian qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics.
Stay in Cameroon
For the football players in Cameroon, it is a real setback, those who have played almost all major competitions for ten years, except the 2016 Olympics … Especially since Chile is a nation that is less exclusive and less experienced in football feminism.
For Ajara Njoya and his partners, the next big event will be the African Cup of Nations 2022 in Morocco. This will be the first edition with 12 teams and its semi-finalists will qualify directly for the 2023 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.