Rivers Angels Seal Women’s CAF Champions League Spot After 5-1 Defeat To Togolese Club

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The 2020/2021 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership Champions, Rivers Angels have qualified for the inaugural Total Energies CAF Women’s Champions League after a 5-1 win over Amis du Monde of Togo in the semi-final of the West African Football Union (WAFU-B) Zonal Qualifiers on Monday.

Ezenagu Maryann’s brace and goals from Abiodun Deborah, Damilola Koku, and Cynthia Aku send Rivers Angels straight to the maiden edition of the CAF Women’s Champions League this year and into the final of the WAFU B Championship.

The Club will face Hasaacas Ladies FC of Ghana in the final of the 2021 WAFU-B Zonal Qualifiers.

The Pride of Rivers had defeated Hasaacas in the group stages before qualifying for the knockout rounds.

The qualification of Rivers Angels increased the number of teams that have qualified for the maiden CAF Women’s Champions League to five after Wadi Degla FC (Egypt), ASFAR (Morocco), AS Mandé (Mali), and Hasaacas Ladies FC (Ghana).

The Inaugural TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League will take place later this year in Egypt