Khaira Hamraoui, the Barcelona women’s club player, of Algerian descent, won the Champions League on Sunday evening.
Barcelona’s women’s team was crowned champion of the women’s UEFA Champions League, after its victory, Sunday evening, 4-0 (0-4), over Chelsea’s women, in the final match at Gamla Olivi Stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The Spanish team decided the match in the first half, after the Chelsea player, Melanie Lopeles, accidentally scored in her own goal after just one minute after the start whistle, then Alexia Butelas managed to add the second from a penalty kick in the 14th minute, before Aitana Bonmati scored the third goal. In the 20th minute, Caroline Graham Hansen managed to end the goals festival with a fourth goal in the 36th minute of the first half of the match.
Barcelona females won the title for the first time in their history, and they also became the first Spanish “women” team to win this cup.
Attachment to the land of ancestors
Khaira said in press statements that she is eager to visit her home country in the future.
She added, “When I find the right time, I will go to Algeria to visit my relatives, and for the fans in Algeria, it is surprising that an Algerian plays for Barcelona.”
And she added, “I confirm that I have not had any difficulty at all in achieving my ambitions as a French woman of Algerian origin,” according to what was reported by “Sputnik”.
It is noteworthy that Khaira Hamzawy, one of the most prominent names in French football, began her career at Clairefontaine Academy, a well-known academy in France.
She witnessed the beginnings of Thierry Henry, Laurent Blanc and Zinedine Zidane, wore the Henin Beaumont shirt in the French first division, then Saint-Etienne, and contributed to the club’s first title in 2011.
In 2016, Hamrawi signed to Lyon after five distinct seasons in Paris Saint-Germain, before heading to Barcelona, Spain in 2018.
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