CAF CONFEDERATION CUP Rivers Angels Bows Out Of CAFWCL Despite Victory Against Vihiga Queens

Rivers Angels picked their first win at the inaugural CAF Women’s Champions League, with a comfortable 4-0 win against Vihiga Queens of Kenya in their final Group B game.

Rivers Angels headed to the game on the back of their losses in the first two group games.

The Nigeria Women Football League(NWFL) Premiership champions needed to beat Vihiga Queens by a wide margin and hope South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns defeat Asfar of Morocco.

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Vivian Ikechukwu gave Rivers Angels opening goal from the penalty spot in the 71st minute.

She went on to score her brace of the game in the 79th minute, again from the spot to make it 2-0

Rivers Angels continued to probe for more goals and were rewarded on 82 minutes this time off Oluwadamilola Koku.

Gift Monday scored the fourth goal of the game to complete the routing.

Unfortunately, Asfar managed to hold Mamelodi Sundowns to a goalless draw which saw both teams advance into the semi-finals.

The final group standing saw Sundowns top with seven points, Asfar second with four points while Rivers Angels and Vihiga Queens both on three points ended in third and fourth spot respectively.

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