CAF planning for Women’s Champions League
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is busy drawing plans for the Women’s Champions League.
In an interview on Monday, CAF’s Acting Secretary General Abdel Bah made it clear that there is a lot they are planning for women’s football.
“We are currently working on a CAF Women’s Champions League. I hope we will be able to give more details very soon,” said Bah.
He also made it clear that they are determined to develop women’s football in the continent. “Development of women’s football is one of our top priority,” he added.
About the Women’s Nations Cup, Bah said they have received proposals from Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea. “CAF has asked for additional documents from these two member associations, which we are still awaiting today,” he added. Congo pulled out as the original hosts of the Women’s Nations Cup.
Eritrea is one of the nations in Africa developing women’s football. They took part in the CECAFA U-17 Championship in Uganda and the CECAFA Senior Women’s Championship in Tanzania.