Ghana's preparation towards the start of the first national Women’s League has received a major equipment boost from world soccer body, Fifa.
Fifa has presented technical equipment
worth thousands of dollars to support the organisation of the National
Women’s League (NWL) ahead of the kick off on Sunday.
participating clubs in the inaugural league have benefited from Fifa
donation which is made up of footballs, training kits, shin guards,
goalkeepers gloves, boots and bibs.
Every club received a set of each of the items for 18 players with 12 footballs.
donation from football’s governing body further cements its commitment
to the development of women’s football, said Roman Hangadja, a Fifa
Executive committee member of the GFA and Chairperson
of the WLB, Leanier Addy, expressed their appreciation for the
“The GFA spent close to GHC30,000 to clear
these goods from the port and therefore can not give the clubs cash as
they had expected, but these items are equally appreciated.
is a great surprise from FIFA and we are very grateful because it would
go a long way to help the teams who will be playing in the league. It
will cut down on their cost as they can now channel the money they would
have used to acquire these items to another important use,” Ms Addy
Twelve clubs grouped into two sectors of six each will kick off the league this weekend.