Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies Dominate CAF Women's Champions League Team of Tournament XI

Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies Dominate CAF Women's Champions League Team of Tournament XI

Raphael Abiola
updated at February 13, 2024 at 11:54 AM
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  • Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies won the 2023 CAF Women Champions League
  • Jerry Tshabalala’s charges defeated Sporting Casablanca 3-0 in the final
  • The Sundowns Ladies also dominated the CAF team of the tournament XI

The CAF Women's Champions League competition is done and dusted, with Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies winning the title at the expense of Morocco's SC Casablanca.

Tholakele Refilwe was the heroine for Masandwana's ladies in the final, as her brace gave them the deserved win.

Boitumelo Rabale added the third goal to earn the South Africans victory in Cote d'Ivoire as they reclaimed the CAFWCL title once again.

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Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies defeat SC Casablanca to win the 2023 CAF Women's Champions League. Photo: @CAFwomen.
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Sundowns Ladies scooped all the individual awards after the conclusion of the tournament, with Andile Dlamini being named the best goalkeeper while Tholakele Refilwe and Boitumelo Rabale won the Golden Boot and Player of the Tournament, respectively.

The Brazilians also dominated the CAF Women's Champions League team of the tournament XI with six players making the list, while AS Far and Ampem Darkoa had two players each.

SC Casablanca have only one representative on the list despite making it to the final, according to a report by iDiskiTimes.

Dlamini was chosen in goal after her heroic performance in the competition, while her teammates, Zanele Nhlapho and Lebohang Ramalepe featured in the defence line.

SC Casablanca's Meryhem Hajri and Ampem Darkoa's Yeboah Comfort completed the four-person defence.

Rabale, who was named the player of the tournament, was partnered with teammate, Chuene Morifi and AS Far's Ghizlane Chebbak in midfield.

The competition's highest goalscorer, Refilwe led the attack alongside Fatima Tagnaout and Jennifer Owusuaa.

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Raphael Abiola is a Nigerian Sports Journalist with over five years of experience. He obtained a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, in 2015.
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