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Rivers Angels lose to Mamelodi Sundowns, out of CAF Women’s Champions League

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Rivers Angels lose to Mamelodi Sundowns, out of CAF Women’s Champions League



Rivers Angels lose to Mamelodi Sundowns, out of CAF Women’s Champions League





With an earlier 0-3 loss to AS FAR of Morocco in the first game, even a win against Vihiga Queens of Kenya on Friday, will only be consolatory and not enough to qualify them for the semi finals of the tournament, due to head to head rules.


Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt are out of the maiden CAF Women’s Champions League in Egypt, after losing 0-1 to Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa on Tuesday.

A first half goal in the 17th minute sealed victory against the Nigerians at the El Salaam Stadium, Cairo.

The game saw the Port Harcourt side create lots of scoring chances it could not convert to goals.

However, a 53-minute goal for coach Edwin Okon’s side was canceled .

With an earlier 0-3 loss to AS FAR of Morocco in the first game, even a win against Vihiga Queens of Kenya on Friday, will only be consolatory and not enough to qualify them for the semi finals of the tournament, due to head to head rules.

The South Africans are leading group B with six points, while the Kenyans and Moroccans are both on three points  from three matches.

Source: NAN

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