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2022 CAF WCL: Bayelsa Queens Pip Simba Queens To Seal Third Place Finish

2022 CAF WCL: Bayelsa Queens Pip Simba Queens To Seal Third Place Finish

Nigeria’s Bayelsa Queens beat Simba Queens of Tanzania 1-0 and claimed a third place finish at the second edition of the CAF women’s Champions League on Saturday.

Bayelsa Queens are now the first-ever Nigerian women’s team to earn a podium finish at the women’s Champions League which started last year in Egypt.

Juliet Sunday was the heroine for the Nigerian flagbearers after her second half effort secured the win.

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While Bayelsa Queens lost 1-0 to hosts ASFAR of Morocco in the semi-finals, Simba Queens also fell 1-0 to champions Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa in the last four.

The win against Simba Queens was the Nigerian league champions’ third in five games at the tournament.

The final comes up on Sunday and is between ASFAR and Mamelodi Sundowns.

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  • Congratulations ladies. Half bread is definitely better than none.

    • And the bronze prize sum of $200k, almost #100m won should make Bayelsa Queens dominate Nigeria league for years if properly utilized and not diverted

  • @Sly, i can bet you that the money is already shared even before they collect it. Once its remitted, it will disappear and unaccounted for.
    The administrators will run back to the state government for more funds.
    That’s how those cronies behave.
    Let’s just hope those girls have been paid what is due to them.

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