Mamelodi Sundowns will begin their CAF Women’s Champions League title defence in Group B after the group stage draw for the 2022 edition was conducted on Friday, September 9, in Rabat, Morocco.
Eight (8) teams from CAF’s six zones will compete for the ultimate when the second edition of the premier women’s club competition in Africa kicks off in Morocco.
South African giants, Mamelodi Sundowns, who qualified as defending champions, will look to make it two-in-two.
The Brazilians will have to first navigate through Group B which also has WAFU B qualifying champions, Bayelsa Queens.
The Nigerian side denied Ghana’s Ampem Darkoa Ladies qualification in August.
Egypt’s Wadi Degla, who won the North Africa qualifiers, join Mamelodi Sundowns and Bayelsa Queens in Group B.
The winner of the Central Africa qualifiers – to be played later this month – will complete Group B.
Hosts team, ASFAR Club, CECAFA champions Simba Queens, Green Buffaloes, who dethroned Mamelodi Sundowns to win the COSAFA qualifiers are in Group A.
Liberia’s Determine Girls, who emerged as WAFU A qualifying champions, will be the fourth team in Group A.
Ghana will not have representation in the 2022 CAF Women’s Champions League because Ampem Darkoa Ladies came short in the WAFU B qualifiers’ final against Bayelsa Queens.
The tournament will start on October 30 and end on November 13, 2022, in Morocco.
See full draw below:
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