Lucy defeats Twiga Stars 2-1

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethiopian national women soccer team, popularly known as “Dinkinesh” or Lucy, defeated its Tanzanian counterpart, the Twiga Stars 2-1 here today in the first leg of the second round of the Africa Women Championship (AWC) Qualifiers.

Helen and Chuchu scored the goals for Lucy.

The two teams will play the return leg match in Dar es Salaam at the National Stadium on June 18, with the winner qualifying for the finals, which will be hosted by Equatorial Guinea in November of this year.

The Ethiopian team eliminated Egypt 6-4 on aggregate score in the first round.  After losing 4-2 in Cairo, Lucy reversed the situation with a 4-0 thrashing victory in Addis Ababa.

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