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Charles Ayiekoh named Simba Queens coach ahead of Champions League

Sinan Rajub Senoga 

Uganda’s Charles Ayiekoh Lukula has today been appointed the new head coach of Tanzania’s Simba Queens.

Ayiekoh’s appointment comes three weeks before the Tanzanian champions represent CECAFA region in the CAF Women’s Champions League in Morocco.

The CAF A Licensed coach garnered attention of Simba Queens during the CECAFA Zonal Champions League Qualifiers while he was in charge of She Corporate who emerged as the runners up.

His work is cut out as Simba Queens head for the inaugural Women’s Champions League where they will face AS FAR of Morocco, Liberia’s Determine Girls and Green Buffaloes of Zambia.

As a coach, Ayiekoh has previously served at several clubs like Bunamwaya (Vipers), Police FC, Kirinya JSS (Busoga United), Soana (Tooro United), Maroons, Nyamityobora, MYDA FC among others.

His new side Simba Queens have also recently signed Kenyan international Jentrix Shikangwa who played for Vihiga Queens in the inaugural edition of the CAF Women’s Champions League.

The champions league will be held in Morocco with eight clubs divided into two groups.

Group B consists of defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa), Bayelsa of Nigeria, Wadi Degla of Egypt and DR Congo’s TP Mazembe.

The tournament will kick off on October 30th and will climax on 13th November.

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