Fern Daisy Cleverley celebrates as her Danish club wins national championship

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Football Fern Daisy Cleverley has picked up a winner’s medal as her HB Køge club clinched Denmark’s national women’s championship with a draw in their last match of the season.

HB Køge drew 1-1 with Brønby at Capelli Sport Stadium to take the Kvindeliga title, three points ahead of runners-up Brønby.

Main photo: HB Køge’s squad and coaching staff raise the Danish National Women’s League trophy. Credit: HB Køge.

Auckland-born Cleverley (26) joined the club in 2022 after spending five years playing college football in the United States.

Daisy Cleverley. Photo: Andrew Cornaga / Phototek.

The title was secured before what was expected to be a record home attendance of more than 2,100 supporters, in a day of emotions.

Departing head coach Søren Randa-Boldt and 10 out-of-contract players were all presented with flowers before the kick-off, as the club and supporters paid tribute to them.

Midfielder Cleverley remains under contract to the club.

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Now the final game of the season is gone, Cleverley will head to New Zealand to take part in the Ferns’ training camp ahead of next month’s FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Cleverley’s achievement with HB Køge matches that of All Whites midfielder Marko Stamenic whose FC Copenhagen club won their ninth Danish Cup.

Stamenic leaves the club to join Serbian giants Red Star Belgrade in July.

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