Holders Green Buffaloes Ladies have stormed the semi finals of the 2023 CAF Champions League | Cosafa Qualifiers.
The ladies from Arakan Baracks inflicted a 2-1 victory over Lesotho Defence Force on Monday.
Comfort Selemani’s cross was deflected into the back of the net by Ntatsi Khakanyo for an own goal in the 8th minute.
Lesotho Defence Force equalized in the 42nd minute thanks to an own goal from Memory Nthala
With less than 10 minutes to full time, Esther Banda unleashed a long range shot to seal victory of the holders and book a place on the semi final.
Buffaloes and Double Action finished level on 7 points with the latter having a superior goal difference after they beat debutants Ntopwa of Malawi 4-0.
The two clubs await the result between Mamelodi Sundowns and Costa do Sol of Mozambique to know their semi finals opponents.
Last year Green Buffaloes beat then African Champions Mamelodi Sundowns in the final.
The two clubs represented the region at the CAF 2022 Champions League in Morocco.
FT: Green Buffaloes 2-1 Lesotho Defense Force (Khakanyo 8′ og, Esther Banda 82’| Memory Nthala 42 og )