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Lady Doves learn opponents ahead of Champions League Qualifiers

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Lady Doves won the 2021 FUFA Women Super League

CAF Women’s Champions League Qualifiers – CECAFA Zone

Group A
Lady Doves (Uganda), PVP FC (Burundi) Simba Queens (Tanzania)

Group B
Commercial Bank FC (Ethiopia), Yei Joint Stars FC (South Sudan), New Generation (Zanzibar)

Group C
Scandinavian WFC (Rwanda), FAD Club (Djibouti), Vihiga Queens (Kenya)

FUFA Women Super League Champions Lady Doves will be in group A of the Women Champions League qualifiers.

Lady Doves learnt their fate on Thursday when the draws for the Preliminary stages of the CAF Women’s Champions League CECAFA Zonal Qualifiers were made in Nairobi.

The Masindi based outfit has been placed in Group A alongside Tanzania’s Simba Queens and Burundi’s PVC FC in the CECAFA Zonal Qualifiers.

The draw had a total of 9 teams and these were divided into three groups.

Group B will feature Commercial Bank FC (Ethiopia), Yei Joint Stars FC (South Sudan) and New Generation (Zanzibar).

For Group C, it will harbour Scandinavian WFC (Rwanda), FAD Club (Djibouti) and hosts Vihiga Queens (Kenya).

The Zonal Qualifiers will kick-off on 17th July to 1st August in Kenya with the winner earning a slot to represent the CECAFA in the Women Champions League inaugural edition in Egypt later this year.

Each of the six African Zones will have at least a representative at the final tournament with Union of North African Football (UNAF) and West Africa Football Union B (WAFU -B) getting two slots each.

UNAF will get two slots with a team from Egypt (host Nation) and the other going through the Qualifiers while WAFU-B got two slots because of having the CAF Women Africa Cup of Nations Champions, Nigeria.

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