The 2006 Women's African Football Championship
was originally scheduled to be held in Gabon
, but due to "organisational reasons" Gabon withdrew from hosting the competition. Nigeria
took over hosting rights,, from RSSSF
, retrieved November 3, 2006 and won the tournament after defeating Ghana
1–0 in the final. South Africa's Portia Modise
was named Player of the Championship.
Eight teams make it through to the main tournament in Nigeria, and the teams played in a single-elimination tournament
until eight teams remained for the finals.
Winners, in bold
, progressed to the second round. Matches were played on 11 March and 12 March 2006 (1st leg), and 25 March and 26 March 2006 (2nd leg).
Matches took place on 23 July and 6 August.
The finals will take place in Warri
at Warri Township Stadium
. There will be two groups, A and B, with a semi-finals and finals.
Equatorial Guinea arrived at Murtala Mohammed Airport
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