Cameroon pulled off a tremendous upset as they defeated Nigeria 4-3 on penalties after they had finished 3-3 on aggregate in their qualifying tie for next year's Women's Olympic Football Tournament in London.
The Cameroonians clinched a 2-1 victory in the second leg, while Nigeria had edged their opponents by the same scoreline in the first leg.
The Indomitable Lionesses had taken a two-goal lead through Edoa Zouga and Christine Manie, but Nigeria were unwilling to go down without a fight in Saturday's second leg. Francisca Ordega scored the consolation for the visitors to knot things 3-3 on aggregate and send the match into extra time.
However, neither side were able to find the net in extra time and as a result the tie was settled on penalties. And while each side missed their third penalty, it was Faith Ikidi who missed Nigeria’s final attempt, sealing Cameroon’s place at next year’s Olympic games and condemning Nigeria to their first absence from an Olympic tournament since Sydney 2000.