At the 2023 CAF Women’s Champions League tournament in Ivory Coast, Sundowns Women’s Football Club had a star in their ranks who dazzled on the field – Tholakele Refilwe, the prolific striker with an uncanny ability to find the back of the net.
As the tournament unfolded, Refilwe’s goal-scoring prowess became a defining force for Sundowns success in the 2023 CAF Women’s Champions League.
From the group stages to the knockout rounds, Refilwe consistently showcased her striking skills, leaving opposing defenders in her wake.
The crowd roared as she netted crucial goals, steering Sundowns through challenging encounters. Her precision in front of goal became the talk of the tournament, and with each match, her goal tally mounted.
As Sundowns progressed to the final against SC Casablanca, all eyes were on Tholakele Refilwe. The championship match proved to be the pinnacle of her scoring prowess.
With a combination of speed, skill, and a clinical finishing touch, Refilwe found the back of the net not once, but five times, securing a historic 5-0 victory for Sundowns.
The final whistle heralded not only Sundowns’ triumph but also Tholakele Refilwe’s crowning achievement – the CAF Women’s Champions League’s top scorer with an impressive five goals.
As she was presented with the coveted award, the elation on her face mirrored the joy of Sundowns’ fans. Refilwe’s remarkable journey throughout the tournament had not only brought glory to her team but had etched her name in the tournament’s history as the standout striker and the Golden Boot winner.