Football - CAF Women's CL: Six teams have already qualified

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Football - CAF Women's CL: Six teams have already qualified

Six teams have already qualified for the CAF Women's Champions League, scheduled for November in Côte d'Ivoire. Morocco will be fielding two clubs, a first for this competition.

Qualifying for the CAF Women's Champions League continues in the various CAF zones. Six of them have already delivered their verdict. Already qualified as hosts and champions of Côte d'Ivoire, Atletico FC still took part in the UFOA-B zone qualifiers. The tournament was won by Ampem Darkoa, who will be taking part for the second time running. The Ghanaian champions beat Nigeria's Delta Queens 1-0 in the final.

Morocco will have two representatives at this third edition, scheduled for November 5-19 in Côte d'Ivoire. The Cherifian Kingdom thus becomes the first country to field two teams in this competition. After AS Far, who qualified as defending champions, Sporting Casablanca booked their place at the continental tournament. The Moroccans won the UNAF zone tournament held in Alexandria, Egypt, from August 24 to 30. They sealed their qualification in style with a 6-1 win over Wadi Degla of Egypt on the final day of the tournament. The Casablanca-based outfit will now be making their first appearance in the competition.

The same goes for JKT Queens. The Tanzanians are champions of the cecafa zone. In the final, they beat Commercial Bank of Ethiopia on penalties. JKT Queens finished the tournament unbeaten. The competition brought together 8 teams divided into two groups. The Tanzanian outfit dethroned Kenya's Vihiga Queens. "I'm very happy that we've won this tournament and that we're taking part in the CAF Women's Champions League. The players worked hard, and it's no surprise that we finished the tournament unbeaten", commented JKT Queens coach Esther Fredy Chaburuma.

AS Mandé is also the first team to qualify for the Women's Champions League.

They won the UFOA-A tournament.The Malian champions qualified thanks to a better goal difference than AS Dakar, whom they had beaten 2-0 earlier in the tournament.All that remains are the representatives of the COSAFA and UNIFAC zones, whose qualifiers are currently underway.

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