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Vihiga upbeat of qualifying for Caf Women Champions League

FOOTBALL By Washington Onyango | July 12th 2021
Vihiga Queens's striker Jentrix Shikangwa (center) during team training.[Courtesy]

Vihiga Queens is confident of qualifying for the inaugural CAF Women Champions League set to be played in Egypt later this year.

The former FKF Women’s Premier League champions will face off against Rwandan and Djiboutian oppositions on Saturday, June 17 in zonal qualifiers to be played in Nairobi.

Vihiga are in Pool C and will play Scandinavian (Rwanda) and FAD Club (Djibouti) in the regional tournament that will be played from July 17 to August 1.

Group A is comprised of Lady Doves (Uganda), PVP Buyenzi (Burundi) and Simba Queens (Tanzania) while Group B will have Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, Yei Join Stars (South Sudan) and New Generations FC (Zanzibar).

Head coach Alex Alumirah has exuded his team’s intent on ensuring they qualify for the inaugural CAF Women Champions League

“We have prepared sufficiently for this regional tournament and are intent on ensuring the cup stays home,” said Alumirah.

Vihiga Queens will be hoping to win and make it to the inaugural CAF Women Champions League, to be held in Egypt later this year.

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