South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns have been crowned the inaugural winners of the 2021 Total Energies CAF Women’s Champions League COSAFA Qualifiers.
They reached the milestone with a 3-0 victory over Black Rhinos Queens of Zimbabwe in the final in Durban on Saturday.
The jubilant Mamelodi Sundowns side not only claim bragging rights in the region and a trophy, but also booked their ticket to the Total Energies CAF Women’s Champions League that is scheduled for Egypt later in the year.
They scored 22 goals in their five games, and conceded just once, showing their dominance in the competition and earning the title of worthy winners.
The match was watched by Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Dr Patrice Motsepe, who is a former owner of the Sundowns club, as well as a delegation from FIFA that included Secretary General Fatma Samoura and Chief Women’s Football Officer Sarai Bareman.