Shepolopolo will have to settle for Bronze yet again after losing in the 2018 COSAFA Women’s Cup semifinals on Thursday at Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
The 2017 third place finishers lost 1-0 to Cameroon in their semifinal clash at the tournament South Africa is hosting from September 12-22 in Port Elizabeth.
Genevieve Mbeleck scored the all-important goal in this tight encounter on Thursday to see Cameron avenge their Group B loss to Shepolopolo who beat them by the same margin on September 15.
Shepolopolo will face Uganda in the third-and-fourth place playoff on Friday at 15h00 after the latter lost 2-0 to the hosts and defending champions Banyana Banyana in the late kickoff at the same venue on Thursday.
Cameroon and Banyana will battle for Gold on Saturday.
Banyana, Cameroon and Shepolopolo are also using the COSAFA tournament to prepare for their 2018 Women’s AFCON outing in Ghana this November.