Ethiopia – First Female Referee at a CAF…

Lydia Tadesse becomes the first female referee at a CAF tournament. She has been chosen to referee the match between Namibia and Tanzania at the African Nations Championship (CHAN). While Stéphanie Frappart serves as a pioneer in Europe,…

Nigeria – Oshoala has been nominated for first-ever…

Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala has been nominated for the first-ever Uefa Women's Team of the Year, following her exploits with Barcelona. Uefa released the shortlist for fan voting on Tuesday and the Super Falcons captain unsurprisingly appeared…

Sports – Caf Cancels 2020 Africa Women’s Cup…

This year's edition of the continental showpiece will not take place, while maiden the club competition will be starting in 2021 The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has cancelled the 2020 Africa Women's Cup of…

Sierra Leone – Women Footballers get Equal Pay…

Sierra Leone women’s international Rashidatu Kamara says she can now achieve her dream of getting a college degree following a pay boost. Kamara and her international team-mates will now be paid the same as players…

Senegal – Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura

Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura (born 9 September 1962 in Senegal) is a Senegalese former diplomat and senior executive. She was appointed as the first female Secretary General of FIFA by President Gianni Infantino on 13 May 2016 and assumed her post on 20 June 2016. Previously she worked…

CAF Launches First Ever Women’s Football Strategy

The Confederation of African Football has launched its first ever Women’s Football Strategy to promote the growth of the sport for women across the continent. With its campaign slogan #ItsTimeItsNow, the strategy focuses on developing…

Caf cancels 2020 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations

This year's edition of the continental showpiece will not take place, while maiden the club competition will be starting in 2021 The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has cancelled the 2020 Africa Women's Cup of…