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Nkwocha arrives Egypt as Special guest for Caf Women's Champions League draw

Perpetua Nkwocha invited by Caf

Nigeria legend Perpetua Nkwocha is in Cairo, Egypt for the 2021 TotalEnergies CAF Women's Champions League draw taking place on Wednesday September 29, 2021, SportNewsAfrica can exclusively confirm.

Nkwocha is one of the most successful female footballlers from the continent, having won the CAF Women's Africa Cup of Nations (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2014) six times with the Super Falcons.

In her eight appearances, she also top scorer at three editions in 2004, 2006 and 2010 of the competition and is a four-time winner of the award of the African Women’s Player of the Year (2004, 2005, 2010, 2011).

As a special guest, Nkwocha, who landed in Cairo on Monday night, will be assisting CAF Director of Competitions Samson Adamu alongside players Merihan Yehia and Alia Zenouki from Egyptian club Wadi Degla FC.

The qualified teams entering for the TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League draw are:

  • Wadi Degla FC (Egypt):Hosts of the Final Tournament
  • Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa):COSAFA Qualifiers winners
  • Vihiga Queens (Kenya):CECAFA Qualifiers winners
  • Malabo King FC (Equatorial Guinea):UNIFFAC Qualifiers winners
  • ASFAR (Morocco):UNAF Qualifiers winners
  • Hasaacas Ladies FC (Ghana):WAFU B Qualifiers winners
  • Rivers Angels (Nigeria):WAFU B Qualifiers runners-up
  • AS Mande (Mali):WAFU A Qualifiers winners

The draw will map the road of the eight (8) clubs participating in the tournament scheduled from 5th to 19th November 2021. Teams will be divided into two groups of four teams each. The top two from each group will advance to the semi-finals.

 

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