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In pictures: MCWFC triumph in the FBMA Challenge

Manchester City Women and the FBMA Challenge Trophy

Manchester City Women and the FBMA Challenge Trophy

Manchester City Women made history once more with their first game against a fellow City Football Group team.

Nick Cushing's side defeated sister Club Melbourne to triumph in the FBMA Challenge, during their trip to Abu Dhabi for a warm-weather training camp.

Goals from Steph Houghton (2) and Izzy Christiansen earned the victory on what was a special day for both teams.

Here are the best of the snaps, captured by Club photographer Victoria Haydn...


The two managers catch up and survey the surroundings

Manchester City Women walk out

Making their entrance...

Manchester City Women walk out

Heading onto the pitch...


A special presentation ahead of kick-off

Manchester City Women huddle

A traditional pre-match huddle

Khaldoon Al Mubarak meets Manchester City Women's players

City Chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak meets the MCWFC players ahead of the fixture

Prematch team shot



GGGOOOAAALLL! The skipper bags the third of the night

Melbourne City Women players get MCWFC signatures

Collecting some momentos

CFG hug

All friends again after the final whistle - a CFG hug!

Steph Houghton

Sharing post-match thoughts with CityTV

Manchester City Women signing

Time for some autographs

Karen Bardsley

Grabbing a snap with a World Cup bronze medal winner

Abbie McManus signs autographs

Signing souvenirs for the fans

Manchester City Women and the FBMA Challenge Trophy

Celebrating an historic win!

Match Report

MCWFC defeat sister Club in FBMA Challenge

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Christiansen excited to play sister Club

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Picture special: MCWFC in Abu Dhabi