The 2019 Women's World Cup kicked off last Friday with 24 teams crowned the "queens" of the month-long tournament in France.
There are 24 teams classed into six groups. Africa's representatives are Nigeria's Super Falcons, Banyana Banyana of South Africa and the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon.
A: France (hosts), Korea Republic, Norway,
GROUP B: Germany, China, Spain, South Africa
GROUP E: Canada, Cameroon, New Zealand, Netherlands
In this rolling coverage, Africanews keeps up to date with the Major ongoings around the three African teams.
Africa's remaining fixtures as at 1
5 – 06 – 2019
Final results for African sides
Cameroon's Lionesses and South Africa's Banyana Banyana, Nigeria's Super Falcons remain the brightest chance of African team advancement.
But they have come to an end
Here's the full itinerary for Africa's next three games:
South Africa Vs. Germany
Monday June 17 at Stade Oceane, Montpellier
Nigeria Vs. France
Monday June 17 at Roazhon Park, Rennes
Cameroon Vs. New Zealand
Thursday June 20 at Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier
South Africa's Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana, the African Player of the Year
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Cameroon fail on must -win Dutch mission
Cameroon took to the pitch on Saturday for their second game of the tournament, taking on European champions, at the Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes.
The Indomitable Lionesses lost their second game by three goals to
The Dutch took the lead after which Cameroon dre w parity Aboudi Onguene Gabri. The teams went into the half level.
They needed a win to keep up their hopes of progressing to the knockout stage alive.
That's all but shattered.
'' We respect the Netherlands. But that does not mean this Saturday, we wanna sit back and admire their play.
Cameroon, made their debut at the World Cup in 2015, they are progressing to the round of 16, after wins over Switzerland and Ecuador.
South Africa loose to China
South Africa's hopes of progressing to the knockout stages of the World Cup were shattered by a 0-1 loss to China on Thursday.
China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in the Group B clash at the Parc des Princes, a result that made Germany and France progress to the second round.
'They were once again magnificent. We conceded from a set-piece. We lost concentration there. We had ample opportunities, '' South Africa's coach Desiree Ellis said after the game.
Debutants South Africa are now out of contention after two defeats, but China face a do-or-the final pool match against Spain on Monday,
China had the majority of possession in the first half as the South Africans battled to keep hold of the ball, their wayward passing on inviting pressure from the Asian side.  The Banyana Banyana's final game will take place in Montpellier.
South Korea beat [South Korea]
The Super Falcons took a first half lead against South Korea at Grenoble when the opponents scored an own goal thanks to Korea's Kim Doyeon.
Asisat Oshoala, rising to the top of the table, is looking at the better side of the two teams.
The team held on to the lead in the first game. The Super Falcons will now look to the final fixture against France.
Cameroon lost narrowly to Canada 1 – 0.
– Janine Anthony (@Chiquadiva) June 12, 2019
Nigeria suffers injury blow
The BBC is reporting some bad news at the Nigerian camp. Veteran defender Faith Michael has been ruled out of the tournament through injury.
The 32-year-old was stretchered off following a clash with team mate goalkeeper Oluehi during their 3-0 opening defeat to Norway. [19659002
Matchday: Nigeria takes on Korea after losing Norway
In the city of Grenoble's Stade de Alpes, Nigeria's Super Falcons wants to make it better as they come up against Korea in their second fixture at the tournament.
their final tie will be against hosts, France.
Meanwhile, France plays Norway in NICE today with Germany Spain finishing the day's set of games. South Africa who lost to Spain wants to play tomorrow.
⏰ 3pm (2pm NGA )
? ️ Stade des Alpes, Grenoble
– NGS uper_Falcons (@NGSuper_Falcons) June 12, 2019
Cameroon, Africa's Third Representative at the Cameroon's Narrow Loss to Canada
Cameroon's Michaela Abam described the fixture.
The Lionesses succumbed to a 1-0 defeat conceding the goal in the late stages of the first hald.
Cameroon's Michaela Abam described the fixture as "the day we've all been waiting for … to start this journey finally. We ask for all Cameroonians around the world for their continued support. "
Les statistiques du match.
– Fecafoot Officiel (@FecafootOfficie) June 10, 2019
Super Falcons of Nigeria
Nigeria, the African champions are hoping to make their record at the Women's World Cup July 7 final.
Banyana Banyana of South Africa
South Africa, who are at the Women's World Cup for the first time, are the rising star of the continent.
The Banyana Banyana have the reigning African Player of the Year, Thembi Kgatlana, who was the top scorer at the Nations Cup ( AWCON 2018) last year. The runners-up at AWCON 2018, Cameroon  Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon
Cameroon at the World Cup by beating Mali AWCON 2018 which took place in Ghana earlier this year.
They are in Group E, are out with European champions Netherlands, Canada and New Zealand.
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South Africa were beaten by Thembi Kgatlana goalkeeper Sandra Panos in the 25th minute.
The goal came after the South Africans had weathered Spain's early dominance with desperate defending
African Women's Footballer of the Year Kgatlana could have made it 2-0 but fluffed a tap-in opportunity at the back post in the 57th minute, not long after Hermoso had
But Spain's superior fitness saw them dominate the last half hour and there were other chances for a more commanding scoreline.
Garcia's goal came from a ball straight down the middle of the pitch as she outsprinted the defense.
Match winner: African champions, Nigeria, cut to size by Norway
Ada Hegerberg has not made it as good as Norway has kicked off their women's World Cup Group 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday.
Without Balloon Or winner Hegerberg, who quit international football in 2017 due to travel home, the 1995 champions relied on goals by Guro riding, Lisa-Marie Karlseng Utland and an own goal by Osinachi Phale to prevail. [19659002TheresultputNorwayinsecondplaceinGroupAbehindhostsFrancewhothrashedSouthKorea4-0onFridayintheopeninggameofthemonth-longtournamentinParis
Riding put Norway in front after 17 minutes when she
Three minutes later, three-times African champions were completely overwhelmed as Ohale deflected Isabell.
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Norway next to France in Nice on Wednesday while Nigeria take on South Korea in Grenoble the same day.