FUFA Women Super League newly crowned champions, Lady Doves, have been drawn against Simba Queens (Tanzania) and PVC FC (Burundi) in group A of the CAF Women’s Champions League CECAFA zonal qualifiers.
The draws were held on Thursday afternoon in Nairobi, Kenya where nine teams were placed in three groups.
The championship is scheduled for July 17 to August 1 in Nairobi, Kenya, hosted by Vihiga Queens where the winner will book one of the eight tickets to the inaugural finals that will be played in Egypt later this year.
Lady Doves earned the ticket as Uganda’s sole representatives at the inaugural women’s interclub championship having triumphed in the Super League that was played in a bubble at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru in May.
A total of nine teams including hosts Vihiga Queens (Kenya), PVP Buyenzi (Burundi), FAD Club (Djibouti), Denden (Eritrea), Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, Scandinavian (Rwanda), Yei Join Stars (South Sudan), Simba Queens (Tanzania) and Lady Doves will take part in the tournament.
Each of the six CAF zones including CECAFA region will send one representative to the finals in Egypt. Two more teams will be added including the hosts (Egypt) to make it eight.
The final tournament of eight teams will then be divided into two groups comprising of four teams, each to face off during the Champions League tournament proper where a winner will be crowned.