Ampem Darkoa Ladies miss Champions League after defeat to AS Casablanca

3 months ago

Ampem Darkoa Ladies’ miss out on the CAF Women's Champions League title as the team lost on penalties (3-2) to AS Casablanca in the semifinals in San Pedro.

Despite putting up a spirited performance, the Ghanaian champions could not make use of the many chances that cane their way.

Comfort Yeboah and Jennifer Owusua gave Ampem Darkoa a two-goal cushioning in the 6th and 39th minutes before a controversial penalty, awarded without VAR intervention, leveled the score for AS Casablanca.

In the second half, Comfort Yeboah's goal-line clearance denied AS Casablanca the lead.

Despite a keenly contested extra time, the deadlock persisted, leading to a penalty shootout.

AS Casablanca advanced in the end, winning 3-2 on penalties to secure a final spot against Mamelodi Sundowns.

Ampem Darkoa will now face ASFAR of Morocco in the third place off on Saturday, February 18, 2023.