CECAFA champions Vihiga Queens from Kenya will descend on Al Salaam Stadium in Cairo on Saturday at 5pm, in the opening match of Group B, against Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa as the African Women’s Champions League kicks off. second.
The four-time Kenyan champions Vihiga will take part in the match aiming to make history if it is 7 years since the Vihiga County-funded team was formed.
The COSAFA champions are also aiming to get off to a good start against Kenya’s Fools considering the group is the toughest team to boast of winning the South African Premier League title three times.
The match will kick off at 5pm, followed by a match between Asfar of Morocco and Rover Angels of Nigeria at 2pm.
The winner of the Vihiga v Mamelodi match will put himself in a good position to qualify for the semi-finals from the personalities of the opponents in the group.
The match officially kicked off on Friday with hosts Wadi Degla and Hasaacas ladies recording a 3-1 win each against As Mande of Mali and Malabo Kings of Equitorial Guinea respectively and leading Group A with 3 points each.