Ivory Coast to host WAFU Women’s CAF Champions league qualifiers

Accra,- The West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B have settled on Ivory Coast to host the inaugural WAFU B qualifiers for the Women’s Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League.

A communication from the Executive Director of WAFU B, Mr. Balima Boureima and copied to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) said “Following the reopening of the bidding process for the organization of the qualifying tournament of the Women Clubs Champions League, kindly be informed that Fédération Ivoirienne de Football (FIF) would host the said qualifying tournament”.

It would be recalled that, in June last year, CAF decided to launch the Women’s Champions League as part of its strategic plan to grow the women’s game in the continent.

The maiden competition would see eight clubs compete in the finals of the maiden African Women’s Champions League which commences later in the year.

The Executive Council of the GFA has earlier settled on Hasaacas Ladies FC as Ghana’s sole representative having won the GFA Normalization Special Competition in 2019.

The qualification tournament would be staged in June 2021, in Ivory Coast.

Source: Ghana News Agency

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