South Africa national women’s soccer team. This will be their first time in the Women’s World Cup.
The two remaining spots in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be decided this week.
On Tuesday, both Nigeria and South Africa had semi-final wins at the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations. This placed them both in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Nigeria beat Cameroon in a penalty shootout. Washington Spirit forward Francisca Ordega started the game.
South Africa beat Mali 2-0 to earn their first-ever spot in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Linda Motlhalo, Houston Dash forward, scored the first goal and is leading the tournament with five goals. She was also named Woman of the Match.
This Friday, Cameroon and Mali will meet for the third-place game of the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations. This will decide the second-last spot for the World Cup.
The winner of the 2018 OFC Women’s Nations Cup will take the final spot on Saturday. The teams playing are New Zealand vs. New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea vs. Fiji.