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President Ramaphosa Congratulate Mamelodi Sundowns For Lifting CAF Women’s Champions League

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies for lifting the title of the first edition of CAF Women’s Champions League.

Banyana Ba Style beat Hasaacas Ladies of Ghana 2-0 to lift her maiden title in the final played at the 30 June Stadium in Caro on Friday.

Chuene Morifi opened the scoring on the 33rd minute by tapping an assist from Mgcoyi, who added the other goal on the 65th minute of the game.

“National congratulations to the women of Mamelodi Sundowns for your triumph in the CAF Women’s Champions League. You’ve done your club and country proud. Well done and enjoy your celebration,” Ramaphosa tweeted.

South Africa Football Association president Danny Jordan also congratulated  Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies team for winning the inaugural CAF Women’s Champions League title.

“In the back of our mind, we knew our ladies would do it because from the word go, they looked the most complete side. The national professional league, the Hollywoodbets Super League has done wonders in improving the standard of women football and more is to come,” said SAFA president.

“By finishing the entire tournament without conceding a goal shows the vast difference between our girls and the rest of the continent. They have set the bar and now need to maintain those lofty standards.”

South African women’s  national team head coach Desiree Ellis added her voice saying she all along knew the Cup was ‘’coming home.’’

“Congratulations to Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies for conquering Africa and what a way of achieving it – going all the way without conceding a goal. Take a bow Champions, you are truly history makers,” said Ellis.

Sundowns players earned 200,000 Rands about $14,000 each from the club’s Chief Executive Officer Tlhopie Motsepe, the firstborn of the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe.

CAF, the organisers of the African Women’s Champions League has not made known the prize money for the competition intended to further develop and promote the women’s game on the continent.


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