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5 January 2022 - 2:00 PM

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Can Women's Champions League herald a new dawn for African game?

  • Confederation of African Football have been accused of neglecting the women’s game in the past.
  • The Champions League must improve women’s football across the continent with more competition and more playing opportunities.
  • The vast majority of participants are still amateur clubs.
  • Interview with Fran Hilton-Smith former coach of the South Africa women’s national team.
  • The competition’s prize money remains shrouded in mystery, but even Europe and South America’s confederations also took time to introduce a proper kitty.

Noha Mamdouh Adelaziz will always be connected to the African Women’s Champions League. After two minutes of play, she stepped up from the penalty spot to score the first-ever goal in the maiden edition of the competition.

In the curtain-raiser, her club, Egyptian hosts Wadi Degla, went on to defeat their opponents AS Mande, the champions of Ma

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