Mamelodi Sundowns has won the Women’s African Champions League in Ivory Coast for a second time after a 3-0 victory over Sporting Club Casablanca, who were making their debut.
Refilwe Thokoele set South Africa on its way to victory in Korhogo by giving a penalty for a foul committed against Aicha Smake after a video assistant ref review.
Boitumelo Rabale added another three minutes after that with a left-footed low shot which found its way into the lower right corner.
The Sundowns goalkeeper Andile Dlamini saved a clean sheet by diving to stop Agueicha Diarrra’s effort. Tholakele then calmly tapped in from 12 yard to complete the score with 12 minutes left.
South African side, which won inaugural title 2021, and was runner-up in second edition to Moroccan club AS FAR last year won all 5 games in tournament without conceding any goals.
Sundowns men’s team won their first African Football League on Sunday.
Dlamini: “We did it because we believe in the girls,” Dlamini says.
We don’t speak much, but we are very active on the ground. This is who we are. ” We are South Africans, and proud of it. “