Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-chief
The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) is set to send no fewer than six teams to the 2023 Women’s World Cup final billed for Australia and New Zealand.
This cheering news came from no less a personality than the Vice President of CAF and South Africa Football Association (SAFA) President, Dr. Danny Jordaan.
Jordaan, also the South Africa Football Association (SAFA) President, who spoke after CAF Executive Committee virtual meeting on Thursday, September 10, 2020, revealed that CAF is looking at an increase from the current three slots to five or six teams from Africa.
He expressed his satisfaction at the outcome of the CAF Executive Committee virtual meeting as the continental body has endorsed the addition of the number of African teams that will take part in the next FIFA Women’s World Cup final scheduled for Australia/New Zealand in 2023.
“CAF is looking at an increase from the current three slots to five or six teams from Africa”, the veteran football administrator hinted.
However, Jordaan has disclosed that SAFA will today (Saturday) submit the bid to host the Inuagural CAF Women’s Championship League slated for 2021 after the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting. It will take place at SAFA Headquarters.
Meanwhile, Jordaan has aslo disclosed that
FIFA will also soon launch the Women’s Club Championship which will further boost the local and continental game altogether.
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) on Thursday, September 10, 2020, issued a statement confirming the start of the first edition of the CAF Women’s Champions League tournament in 2021.
Jordaan has welcomed the announcement as Africa takes a giant step towards growing the women’s football to new heights.
The first edition will comprise of eight teams, qualifiers from Caf’s Zonal winners including the hosts.