CAF Reiterates Commitment To Developing Women Football
By Niyi Busari
Confederation of African Football, CAF, has reiterated its commitment to develop women football.in the continent, BSNSports.com.ng can report.
CAF has in the past come up with programmes aimed at developing the game amongst African women, to this end, the game football has really improved as different African countries who have written off playing women football have started having leagues across the continent.
CAF on Tuesday took to its official twitter handle to announce its commitment, the tweet reads,
“Our commitment towards developing women’s football proves that now is the time for the game, as our slogan clearly stated it.. #ItsTimeItsNow
📜 Here is a glimpse of our Objectives and Actions from the new strategy to market and promote women’s football 👇”
Before 1985 across the globe very few countries had a national women’s football team. In Africa, this was true with for many countries including Burundi and Madagascar with their senior national sides having yet to play a FIFA sanctioned match.
The Nigeria women’s national teams are the most decorated women national team in Africa. The Super Falcons of Nigeria have won 9 African Women Nations Cup titles while the age grade teams have qualified for the previous world cup finals more than any other African countries .