Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL) Premiership champions Bayelsa Queens have been drawn against defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns in the group stage of this year’s CAF Women’s Champions League (CAFWCL).
Bayelsa Queens last weekend defeated Ghana champions AMPEM Darkoa Ladies to win the WAFU B Women’s Club championship in Yamoussoukro, Coted’voire and earn the region’s only slot to the annual tournament.
The draws for the 2022 Women’s Champions League were held in Rabat, Morocco on Friday and it pitted Queens against Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa who won the inaugural edition of the tournament in Egypt last year.
Both Bayelsa Queens and Sundowns will be joined in Group B by Egyptian champions Wadi Degla and winners of the UNIFFAC (Central African Zone) qualifiers set to hold between Saturday, September 10 and Friday, September 16, 2022 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
Group A pits Moroccan side ASFAR against Simba Queens of Tanzania, Green Buffaloes of Zambia and Determined Girls of Liberia.
The 2022 CAF Women’s Champions League is scheduled to hold in Morocco between October 30 and November 13.