Morocco prepares to give major boost to women’s football (South African newspaper)

Morocco prepares to give major boost to women’s football (South African newspaper)

Johannesburg – Morocco is preparing to give a major boost to women’s football and plans to have 1,000 active women coaches and 90,000 footballers by 2024, South African electronic newspaper “Eyewitness News” reported Thursday.

“Following the launch of the women’s league in November 2019, Morocco is now seeking to implement a national strategy to triple the number of women playing football,” said the online news site, noting that Morocco is joining many other African countries to support and celebrate women’s football.

The same source recalls that the president of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF), Fouzi Lekjaa and the president of the National Women’s Football League (LNFF), Khadija Ila, awarded AS FAR the National Championship Trophy last Sunday. women’s first division football at the end of the 2019-2020 season.

Quoting the FRMF, the media reported that “the 2020/2021 season will mark a turning point in the history of national women’s football and the start of a new era of professionalism”.

He also informed that the FRMF, LNFF and regional leagues have ensured that the players of the senior women’s team must all have professional contracts.

“When there are careers and livelihoods in women’s football, former players, coaches and referees who genuinely care about its progress and development can become more engaged,” the portal continues, reporting the comments. the director of women’s football within the FRMF, Kelly Lindsey.

Last modification: January 07, 2021

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