Group B of the maiden TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League, Egypt 2021 will kick-off on Saturday 6 November 2021, with Kenya’s Vihiga Queens taking on South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundwons at Al Salam Stadium, Cairo.
Date: 6 November 2021
Time: 16:00 Cairo time (14:00 GMT)
Venue: Al Salam Stadium, Cairo
Match: Vihiga Queens (Kenya) v Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa)
Vihiga Queens – Queens of the East
Formed only seven years ago in the Western Kenya county of Vihiga, after which they are named, four-time Kenyan champions Vihiga Queens are living their dream, having qualified for the inaugural edition of the TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League.
Vihiga earned qualification to the Champions League after claiming victory in the CECAFA regional qualifiers staged in Nairobi.
What they said
“It is such a huge thing for us. Honestly when we started, we wouldn’t have thought that such a thing would happen. We were just playing football to exhibit our talents as well as enjoy ourselves. Now we have achieved something massive and this brings me and the other players so much joy.” Enez Mango, Vihiga Queens Captain
Mamelodi Sundowns – On the steps of the African Champions
Mamelodi Sundowns are considered as the pacesetters following their domestic successes in South African women's football.
Before winning the inaugural SAFA Women's Soccer League in 2020, Sundowns previously won twice the then Sasol National League Championship.
Now, they look to follow their men section who were crowned CAF Champions League champions in 2016.
What they said
"We are the champion of the COSAFA region, which I believe we did well as a team, and we represented our country well, now we are going for a big one, which I believe we will play together as a team." Rhoda Mulaudzi, Mamelodi Sundowns striker