Friday, September 14, 2012
Ivory Coast To Host Six Nation Women's Soccer Tournament
The general secretary of the West Africa Football Federations Union,Mr. Aka Malan, announced that the trophy for the tournament will be called the Dominique Ouattara Cup,named after First Lady of the Ivory Coast.He further stated that CFA20 million has been provided as price money for the tournament a break down of which is as follows-CFA10 million for the winning team, CFA 7 million for the semi finalist and CFA 3 million for the third place team.
The Secretary General stated that this tournament will mark the beginning of the activities lined up for women's soccer in the region.He added that two other tournaments are planned for the U-20s in November in Ghana and the club championship version in December to be played in Ouagadougou.
Among the six countries participating in the tournament, Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire will participate at the African Women Championship to be hosted by Equatorial Guinea in October.
Posted by Women's Soccer Worldwide at 4:08 AM