The players of the Cameroon women division one championship will be receiving salaries as from this upcoming Women’s top flight championship.
This great innovation comes after the president of the Cameroon Football Federation, Seidou Mbombo Njoya met with some stakeholders of Women’s football in Cameroon on Thursday October 1, 2020.
One of the innovations of the meeting was the confirmation of Guinness Cameroon as the main sponsor of the women’s top flight championship.
Guinness Cameroon, according to the stakeholders of Women’s football, the aforementioned sponsor will take charge of the payments of salaries of female footballers in the women’s top flight championship for upcoming season.
This initiative comes at a time when the world football governing body (FIFA) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) are making strives to ensure the worldwide growth of Women’s football.
Morocco, one of the African countries to follow the path of FIFA and CAF have set a salary pay for their women’s top flight at 350 Euros.
Though the exact salary amount of the players of the Cameroon top flight is not yet confirmed, many see the initiative as a welcoming development, judging from the fact that it’s an effort to encourage women’s football in the country.
The new women’s football championship will begin on October 17 for the Division one championship and October 30 for the Division two championship.