Ghana were unable to progress to the second round of the 2014 Africa Women's Championship despite a 1-0 victory over Cameroon on Saturday in Namibia.
The Black Queens, thus bow out of the Championship in the first round after South Africa, who finished level on four points apiece with Ghana, thumped Algeria 5-1 in the other Group B fixture.
South Africa edged Ghana to the second qualifying slot from the group with a better goal advantage.
Elizabeth Cudjoe scored the only goal in the 52nd minute at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.
Coach Yusif Basigi's recorded one win, a draw and one defeat in their group campaign.
Ghana will not be part of the top three nations from Championship who will represent Africa at the FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada next year.