At last Nigeria qualified for round of 16 of FIFA Women World Cup after much apprehension from fans.

In fact, Cameroon and Nigeria are the last two teams that have qualified for the 2019 Women’s World Cup Round of 16, following the completion of group games on Thursday.

It is the first time two African countries will be present at this stage.

The Indomitable Lionesses progressed, thanks to a dramatic 2-1 win over New Zealand.

Chile’s 2-0 win over Thailand, confirmed the Super Falcons’ spot, as Thomas Dennerby’s ladies finished as one of the best third-placed teams.

Recall that Nigeria lost 3-0 in their opener to Norway, before beating Korea Republic 2-0 to claim their first win.

However, Thomas Dennerby’s ladies lost 1-0 under controversial circumstances to hosts France in their last Group A match.

They will now face Germany in the next round on June 22.

All the teams that are now through to the round of 16 officially include:

France
Norway
Germany
Spain
China
Italy
Australia
Brazil
England
Japan
Netherlands
Canada
USA
Sweden
Cameroon
Nigeria