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Women’s CAF CL: SC Casablanca strives for victory

This will be SC Casablanca's first season competing in the CAF Women's Champions League. The Moroccan group wants to make an impression on their debut.

This will be SC Casablanca’s first season competing in the CAF Women’s Champions League. The Moroccan group wants to make an impression on their debut.

The third CAF Women’s Champions League event, which takes place in Korhogo and San Pedro, Côte d’Ivoire, from November 5–19, will include two Moroccan players. As a result, the Kingdom of Morocco became the first nation to enter two teams in this sport. Following the reigning champions AS Far, SC Casablanca secured their spot in the continental competition. The UNAF zone competition, which took place in Alexandria, Egypt, from August 24 to 30, was won by the Moroccans. On the last day of the competition, they defeated Egypt’s Wadi Degla 6-1 to clinch their qualifying in style.

a club with significant growth. They were competing in the Moroccan third tier only four years ago.That’s why qualifying for the CAF Women’s Champions League is a fantastic accomplishment. Moad Oukacha, president of Sporting Club, told BBC Sport Africa, “It’s a very special moment for us.” “Nobody predicted that, four years later, we would rank among the top eight clubs in Africa on day one. Every African team strives to qualify for this tournament and hopes to compete there. We ought to be pleased with our accomplishments.

Against Athletico Abidjan, JKT Queens (Tanzania), and Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa) in Group A, SC Casablanca hopes to surprise everyone with their debut. SC Casablanca will be able to rely on Chaymaa Mourtaji to do this. The 27-year-old led the UNAF competition in scoring. Given that Mourtaji was the best player in her nation’s league the previous season and ended second in goals scored with 21, her performance is not surprising. Her opponents are aware of this.


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