Mamelodi Sundowns Win Second CAF Women's Champions League After Thumping SC Casablanca

Mamelodi Sundowns Win Second CAF Women's Champions League After Thumping SC Casablanca

Lukman Mumuni
November 20, 2023 at 9:05 AM
  • Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies have reclaimed the CAF Women's Champions League title
  • The South African powerhouse bested Morocco's Sporting Club Casablanca in the final
  • It was the third time Sundowns have reached the final of the elite African competition

Mamelodi Sundowns are champions of Africa again after the women's side cruised to a 3-0 victory against Sporting Club Casablanca in the final of the CAF Women's Champions League.

A brace from Refilwe Tholakele and a strike from Boitumelo Rabale were enough as the South African giants reclaimed the title they lost to AS FAR last year.

Sundowns Ladies came into the tournament with the objective of winning the competition for a second time, being the inaugural winners after defeating Ghana's Hasaacas Ladies.

Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies, CAF Women's Champions League, CS Casablanca
Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies celebrating their goal against CS Casablanca at the CAF Women's Champions League. Credit: @CAF_Online
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Sundowns got off to a bright start after Tholakele converted from the spot in the 21st minute of the game following a dominant display.

Three minutes later, the South African giants doubled their lead through Rabale to give the Brazilians the advantage before the break.

Thoakele then sealed victory with her second goal deep into the second half.

Sundowns football have been to the final in all three outings, exerting their dominance in women's football. Meanwhile, AS FAR defeated Ampem Darkoa Ladies of Ghana to clinch third place in Ivory Coast.

Mamelodi Sundowns win inaugural AFL Cup

Earlier, Sports Brief reported on South African giants, Sundowns defeating Wydad AC to win the African Football League for the first time.

The ghosts of last year's CAF Champions League semi-final have been exorcised for the Brazilians, who continue to dominate club football.

Masandawana beat Wydad Casablanca 2-0 in the second leg of their AFL final to lift the first iteration of the Continental Super Cup.

How much Sundowns earned from AFL

Sports Brief also reported on Sundowns being crowned the AFL winners for 2023 after defeating Wydad AC in the final of the competition.

The defending Premier Soccer League champions avenged themselves against the Moroccan side at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on November 12.

Sundowns lost the first leg 2-1 but their second-leg victory at home saw them secure the inaugural AFC title with the 3-2 aggregate scoreline.

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