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Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies Football Club made history yesterday having beaten Ghanaian side – Hasaacas Ladies FC 2-0 to lift the inaugural CAF Women’s Champions League trophy.

Jerry Tshabalala tweaked his starting line-up, bringing on Thalea Smidt and Andisiwe Mgcoyi who missed the semi-final against Malabo Kings.

The South African side were able to neutralized the attacking threat of Hasaacas Ladies as the Ghanaian side struggled to create clear cut goal scoring opportunity.

Sundowns came close as early as the 5th minute of the opening stanza when forward Andisiwe Mgcoyi glancing header off a corner-kick went wide.

Lerato Kgasago gave the South Africans another hope tonic but her well taken free-kick hit the top of the bar.

Chuene Morifi finally broke the deadlock for Masandawana [Sundowns] in the 33rd minute following Andisiwe Mgcoyi’s cross into the box.

Andisiwe Mgcoyi,who assisted Morifi for the opening goal extended the lead for Sundowns in the 65th minute.

Regina Mogolola receiving a red card in the 92nd minute with VAR review, just 2 minutes after being subbed into the game but it was too little too late for Hasaacas Ladies to pull any surprise.

By Millicent Penamang

www.sports24ghana.com

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