2010 African Women's Championship
|2010 Vroue se Afrikaanse Voetbalkampioenschap|
|Host country||South Africa|
|Dates||31 October - 14 November 2010|
|Teams||8 (from 1 confederation)|
|Venue(s)||2 (in 2 host cities)|
|Champions||23x15px Nigeria (8th title)|
|Runners-up||23x15px Equatorial Guinea|
|Third place||23x15px South Africa|
|Fourth place||23x15px Cameroon|
|Goals scored||58 (3.63 per match)|
23x15px Perpetua Nkwocha|
The 2010 Women's African Football Championship was held in South Africa from 31 October to 14 November 2010. Seven national teams joined the host nation following a series of knock-out home and away ties. This tournament was also a qualification tournament for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, with the two finalists, Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea qualifying for the finals in Germany.
Main article: 2010 African Women's Football Championship qualification
A total of 23 national teams entered qualification which has held over two rounds. In the preliminary round, the 18 lowest-ranked nations were drawn in pairs. The nine winners joined five other national teams in the first round, where the seven winners qualified for the finals.
The preliminary round was held on 5–7 March 2010 (first leg) and 19–21 March 2010 (second leg).
The first round was held on 21–23 May 2010 (first leg) and 5–6 June 2010 (second leg).
Where teams finish the group stage at an equal number of points, the ranking in the group is determined based on:
Third place play-off
References and notes