Simba Queens FC qualifies for semi final of WCL CECAFA qualifiers

Simba Queens FC qualifies for semi final of WCL CECAFA qualifiers

Simba Queens FC of Tanzania are the first team to book a place in the semi finals of the TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League 2022 – CECAFA Zone qualifier.

The Simba Queens who won their opening match 6-0 against Djibouti’s Garde Republicaine followed it up with a 2-0 victory against She Corporate FC (Uganda) in their second Group B match played on Wednesday at the Azam Complex, Chamazi in Tanzania.

Vivian Aquino Corazone gave Simba Queens Fc the lead after 21 minutes with a well taken free kick from outside the box. She Corporates goalkeeper Daphine Nyayenga failed to block the shot at the near post.

The Uganda Women’s Premier League champions tried to come back in the game, but failed to find space through the Simba Queens defending line. Pambani Kuzoya netted Simba Queens FC’s second goal after 61 minutes.

Simba Queens FC head coach Sebastian Leonard Nkoma praised his team for the win against a strong Ugandan team. “My team played really well and controlled the match. We keep working hard for more positive results,” added Nkoma.

In the second match played South Sudan’s Yei Joint Stars took Garde Republicaine FC to school winning 6-0. Stephen Debora Luka Alworonga scored four goals, while Mariam Lasabu picked a brace to ensure Yei Joint Stars FC picked maximum points.

Yei Joint Stars’ Mazeir Fouad Abdallah was sent off after 86 minutes.

Group A action will return today with Commercial Bank of Ethiopia FC (CBE) battling FOFILA PF (Burundi), while AS Kigali WFC (Rwanda) face Warriors Queens FC (Zanzibar).

The CECAFA Zonal qualifier kick started on August 14th with She Corporate stopping Yei Joints Stars 6-0, while Simba Queens also beat Gared Republicaine by the same margin. On August 15th Ethiopia’s Ethiopia's CBE humbled Warriors Queens FC (Zanzibar) 9-0, while AS Kigali WFC came from a goal down to beat FOFILA PF (Burundi) 2-1.

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