AS FAR achieves the essential against Simba Queens

AS FAR suffered a lot before winning against the Tanzanian club Simba Queens (1-0), Sunday evening at the Prince Héritier Moulay El Hassan stadium in Rabat, on behalf of the first day (group A) of the CAF Women’s Champions League (Morocco-2022).

The only goal of the match was signed Ibtissam Jraidi (67th).

Earlier in the evening, the Zambian team of Green Buffaloes got the better of Determine Girls from Liberia with the score of 4 goals to 0 for the account of the same pool.

The Zambians won thanks to goals from Maweta Chilenga (8th), Natasha Nanyangwe (30th), Hellen Chanda (31st) and Jackie Touah (58th).

At the end of the day, Green Buffaloes leads Group A with 3 points, ahead of AS FAR on goal average. Determine Girls and Simba Queens bring up the rear of this hen without the slightest unity.

AS FAR, which signs its second participation in the tournament after that of 2021 where it finished at the foot of the podium, had to whip hard before sealing the fate of the match.

The soldiers were dealing with a well-organized Tanzanian team that believed in its chances of winning its first match. But the soldiers were able to manage the ardor of the tough Tanzanian team and pocket the three points at stake.

Nine-time winners of the National Women’s Championship in 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022, AS FAR won the Throne Cup eight times in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 , 2019, 2020.

As for the Tanzanian team of Simba Queens, they have won the local championship three times (2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22).

The Simba Queens qualified for the final phase of the CAF Women’s Champions League, which is held from October 30 to November 13 in Rabat and Marrakech, by winning the qualifying phases of the CECAFA zone, beating the Djiboutian GRFC 6-0, then Uganda’s She Corporate 2-0, who were then coached by their current coach, Charles Lukula.

They managed to beat South Sudan’s Yei Joint Stars 4-0, and Rwanda’s AS Kigali WFC 5-1 in the semi-finals and secured against She Corporate 1-0 in the final.

In their second outing, the Military will face the Green Buffaloes on November 2, before meeting Determine Girls on the 5th of next month.

Group B includes the South Africans of Mamelodi Sundowns (defenders), Bayelsa Queens (Nigeria), Wadi Degla (Egypt) and TP Mazembe (DR Congo).

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