|Desire Oparanozie of Nigeria|
|Marcello Frigerio and the Nzalang Femenino|
The popularity and expectations of the Equatorial Guinea women's soccer team is very high.This led the Equatorial Guinea Football Federation to engage the services of a Brazillian coach in the person of Marcello Frigerio for the Nzalag Femenino,the national women's soccer team. Marcello Frigerio signed a 5 month contract with a renewal clause which will see him through the Olympic qualifiers and the world cup in Germany.Frigerio has coached teams in Italy and was the coach of Palmeiras in 2010. He also won the world university games held in China with the Brazilian team in 2001.
|Ethiopia's Zeytuna Yasin|
The Zambian Football Association says it will invest in women's soccer although their women's national team was booted out of the Olympic games and the All Africa games qualifiers,they showed a lot of potential,prompting the Zambian FA to embark on establishing a women's league and academies in Zambia.
FC Indiana of the Women's League Soccer, has announced the signing of five African players for the 2011/2012 WLS season- Elizabeth Cudjoe,Adjoa Bayor, and Olivia Donkor all from Ghana and South African Jermaine Seoposenwe and Ebere Orji of Nigeria.