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Confederation of African Football plans to create Women's African Champions

FOOTBALL By Odero Charles | June 26th 2020
Kenya Harambee Starlets' Mwanalima Adam control ball during their first leg of Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifier match against Zambia at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on Friday, Nov 8, 2019. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced plans to create Women's African Champions League, a move that would help grow the women's football in Africa.

Currently, there are no football club competitions for Women’s football in Africa while Europe already have a Women’s Champions League.

Confirming plans to increase the visibility, quality and appeal of women’s football, CAF listed the creation of the Women’s Champions League as one of the items on the agenda for the forthcoming Executive Committee meeting slated for Tuesday, June 30.

CAF believes that creating Women’s Champions League is the best way for federations and clubs to invest in women’s football.

Following the plan to create first African Women’s Champions League several sports personalities took to social media to share their delight. 

Other competition proposals presented on women's football subject on the agenda include women's Africa cup of nation 2020.

 

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