April 22, 2024

Simba Queens Edge She Corporate To Qualify For CAF Champions League

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"Simba Queens deserved. But reaching the final is good for our players and we have got a lot of exposure in the qualifiers.” Charles Ayiekoh.

Champions League Qualifier – CECAFA Zone Results | Finals
She Corporate FC 0 – 1 Simba Queens FC

Champions League Qualifier – CECAFA Zone Results | Third Place Play-Off
CBE 3 – 1 AS Kigali WFC

Simba Queens Edge She Corporate To Qualify For CAF Champions League
Tanzania’s Simba Queens edged She Corporate 1-0 in the finals to win CAF Champions League Qualifier – CECAFA Zone at Azam Complex Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Saturday August 27.

Kenyan international Corazone Aquino opened the scoring from the spot in the 47th minute after Asha Djafari was brought down inside the box.

Simba Queens captain Suleimani receiving the winner’s trophy.

The two sides continued to press from one to the other to no fruition. She Corporate came close to leveling the scores through skipper Naume Nagadya who missed a great chance after 51 minutes.

Simba Queens FC walked away with US$30,000 (Shs113,778,400) cash prize. Meanwhile She Corporate bagged US$20,000 (Shs75,852,265) and the third placed Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) took home US$10,000 (Shs37,926,132)

Individual Awards
– Geinore Loza Abera (CBE, Top scorer)
– Fair Play Award (AS Kigali)
– Gelwa Yona (Simba Queens, Golden Glove)
– Vivian Corazone Aquino (Simba Queens, MVP)

Simba Queens players in triumphant moods.

Simba Queens will represent Central and Eastern Africa in the CAF Women Champions League set for October and November in Morocco where they will be the region’s sole representative.

She Corporate FC XI:
1 Nyayenga; 3 Musibika, 4 Namirimu, 6 Nagadya (c), 8 Nabbumba, 14 Nambatya, 17 Ainembabazi, 18 Nantongo, 23 Namata, 26 Nakate, 28 Banura

Simba Queens FC XI:
21 Yonah ; 15 Mnally, 17 Kuzoya , 5 Suleimani(c), 7 Tukumbuke, 23 Mayala, 4 Aquino, 10 Mnunka, 22 Kanyanya,24 Djafari, 18 Bukuru .

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