Today marks the official start of the highly anticipated CAF Women’s Champions League, Cote d’Ivoire 2023. The match will take place at the Amadou Gon Coulibaly Stadium in Korhogo, where the home team, Abidjan Athletic, will face Sporting Club Casablanca.
The UNAF Zonal Union champions, who provide a strong danger to the home team, present a difficult task for the Ivorian champions, who are making their official debut.
Before the big game, both coaches exuded confidence, and they think that their different playing philosophies will make for an extremely exciting matchup in Korhogo.
A fierce struggle is guaranteed in the first game between Lassina Dao, who is well-known for having mastered the 4-3-3 formation, and Mehdi El Quichori, whose offensive style of play causes issues for the opposition.
Here is how both teams line up.
Athlético F.C. d’Abidjan Starting XI
Sporting Club Casablanca Starting XI