The creation of an inter club competition in the women’s category, is welcome by many as it will help to boost competition levels within clubs and players.
This move is inline with the recent released strategy which consisted of five pillars, among which is that of competitions whose implementation involves the introduction of continental club competition for women in order to strengthen the domestic leagues and clubs.
As it stands, female footballers on the continent have only their domestic leagues and cup competitions to play. Some have tasted regional tourneys. The creation of an interclub competition, will provide another avenue to test themselves, become more competitive as they will henceforth face foreign competitors at club level.
As for the African Women’s nations cup, the One African body will deliberate on whether the competition will go ahead as planned or be postponed to a later date due to the abnormalities created by the coronavirus pandemic.
No host have been identified since Congo withdrew.