Girls’s Champions League: ASFAR topped champion after bringing down Sundowns

A precursor by participating in a continental competitors in 1968 and successful the African Cup of Champion Golf equipment in 1985 for males, the ladies’s part of AS FAR has simply gained the CAF Girls’s Champions League for the primary time after beating defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns 4-0 on the Prince Moulay Abdellah Advanced on Sunday.

It was subsequently vital to attend 37 years for probably the most prestigious of African cups to reward the efforts of one of many largest golf equipment in Morocco.
The Moroccans and South Africans began the ultimate equally on the identical venue the place their nationwide groups met final July, with lengthy photographs from Chuene Morifi and Bambanani Mbane within the fifth minute earlier than Jraidi’s try. Zanele Nhlapho introduced down Zineb Redouani contained in the field to offer the hosts a penalty and Fatima Tagnaout made no mistake changing the penalty to open the scoring for ASFAR within the fifteenth minute.
Led for the primary time of their historical past, the gamers of Jerry Tshabalala noticed their difficulties worsen when Rhoda Mulaudzi was despatched off on the half-hour mark after a foul on Redouani.

The hosts threatened to double their lead by way of Ahmamou Douha, however his feeble strike into the field failed to fret goalkeeper Andile Dlamini 4 minutes from the break.
The Moroccans got here again to the fore and practically received their second purpose of the match when Aziza Rabbah’s header hit the crossbar three minutes after the restart. The South Africans have been diminished to 9 after captain Nhlapho acquired her second yellow card of the match, following a foul on Redouani within the 52nd minute.
The second breakthrough for Mohamed Amine Alioua’s girls got here on the ensuing free kick, when Tagnaout brilliantly served Jraidi who scored from contained in the field two minutes later.

Though shorthanded, the South Africans tried to return again by way of Lelona Daweti and Melinda, however the two gamers didn’t capitalize on their half probabilities. The hosts continued to be talked about, as Jraidi tipped previous Dlamini to attain the third purpose within the 87th minute earlier than netting the hat-trick on the finish of the sport. The Atlas Lionesses thus took candy revenge on the Banyana Banyana, who had made them lose the title of African champions final July. In entrance of an viewers that by no means stopped encouraging the AS FAR Women, Mohamed Amine Alioua’s protégés managed to win the title, making Morocco the primary nation whose golf equipment are concurrently holders of the African Women Champions League and males.
The AS FAR trophy award ceremony was marked by the presence, particularly, of the Minister of Nationwide Schooling, Preschool and Sports activities, Chakib Benmoussa, the President of the Royal Moroccan Soccer Federation, Fouzi Lekjaa, and the President of the Confederation of African Soccer (CAF), Patrice Motsepe.

HM the King congratulates AS FAR for its coronation

Following the consecration of AS FAR, HM King Mohammed VI spoke on the cellphone with the workforce’s coach Mohamed Amine Alioua and captain Rabbah Aziza, expressing his heat congratulations for this coronation.
Throughout this phone dialog, the Sovereign instructed the coach and the captain of the workforce to convey His congratulations to the gamers, the employees and the supporters for this vital success, a supply of satisfaction for all Moroccans.

Ibtissam Jraidi wins the Golden Shoe

ASFAR striker Ibtissam Jraidi gained the “Golden Boot”. The Morocco worldwide gained the award after scoring six targets in 5 video games and main her aspect to a maiden continental title.
Jraidi began his marketing campaign in the absolute best manner by scoring the one purpose for the navy membership within the 67th minute within the victory towards Simba Queens FC. His second purpose got here within the 78th minute of the third match towards Decide Ladies to seal a 2-0 win and safe his workforce prime of Group A with 9 factors. The 29-year-old additionally scored AS FAR’s solely purpose and gave her aspect a 1-0 victory within the semi-final of the competitors towards Nigerian workforce Bayelsa Queens. With six targets, this floor vixen beat Lelona Daweti of Mamelodi Sundowns who scored 4 targets and her teammate Fatima Tagnaout who scored three. She ended the competitors with a powerful hat-trick towards Mamelodi Sundowns within the ultimate.
The striker additionally set a brand new file because the all-time prime scorer in a Champions League match. She broke the file held by Evelyn Badu of Hasaacas Women, who scored 5 targets at Egypt 2021.

Fatima Tagnaout, finest participant of the CAF Girls’s Champions League

It’s no shock that the twirling AS FAR participant Fatima Tagnaout was chosen “Finest Participant of the Match” for this 2nd version of the CAF Girls’s Champions League.
The one to whom the coach of the Moroccan navy membership, Mohamed Amine Alioua, gave the keys to the midfield by having a job of free electron, splashed this match along with her expertise, her millimeter passes and her passing of the sport.
Fatima Tagnaout didn’t fail to specific her pleasure at a press convention following the coronation of her workforce on this 2nd version of the African Champions League. “I’m very pleased with this trophy of “finest participant of the match”. I wish to say congratulations to my teammates and I thank them enormously as a result of with out them I couldn’t have gained this title”.
Tagnaout was additionally a part of the AS FAR workforce that completed third within the 1st version.

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