Corinthians win Libertadores title against Santa Fe

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MONTEVIDEO, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Corinthians received the ladies’s Copa Libertadores on Sunday, beating Colombian facet Santa Fe 2-0 to change into solely the second group within the match’s historical past to take South America’s premier membership competitors thrice.

Adriana and Gabi Portilho received first half objectives to safe the title for the Brazilian membership that had beforehand lifted the trophy in 2017 and 2019.

Corinthians received the title with a 100% report after successful all three of their group levels in addition to recording victories within the quarter- and semi-final.

They conceded simply twice and scored 24 objectives, together with an 8-0 win over Uruguayan facet Nacional within the semi-final.

Sixteen groups took half within the match, South America’s equal of the Champions League. Ten of the 13 winners have come from Brazil.

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Reporting by Andrew Downie
Editing by Shri Navaratnam

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