According to the CAF, National Federations can use reports as a guide when attempting to advance the sport. Following the publication of a new report, the organization has vowed to safeguard the “strong and sustainable” future of the women’s game. After doing comprehensive and detailed research on the state of the game it published its first report. 52 of the 54 federations that make up the CAF contributed information with the help of this inspection with the main aim to provide detailed statistics for women’s sports in the region at the grassroots level.
The main categories covered in this detailed report were the basics and essentials of football in the region and the involvement of players. According to the poll, 67% of federations had a women’s sport-related structure in place whereas 90% said they had created a game plan. It also showed that 59% of the governing bodies did not receive government assistance to advance women’s football. When it comes to football, these are pretty amazing numbers with even higher expectations from the fans and upcoming players on the continent. All this was possible due to CAF. Continue reading “Rise of Football in Africa”