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Malaga take the fast route to the top

Emotional Malaga players after their win on Sunday.
Emotional Malaga players after their win on Sunday. / OPTASPORT
  • The women's team have won their place in La Liga Iberdrola after a flawless promotion league

Malaga's CF's have won their place in Spain's top flight in women's football, La Liga Iberdrola.

On Sunday all they needed was a draw against Femarguín in Gran Canaria but they completed their impeccable promotion mini-league with a one-nil win, thanks to goal from María Ruiz.

Celebrating promotion.

Celebrating promotion. / OPTASPORT

The team, who go up to the first division just as their male counterparts go down to second, arrived at Malaga airport at 1am on Monday morning where around a hundred friends, relatives and fans were waiting for them.

Malaga went into the mini-league to fight for a promotion place after finishing top of their group in second division.