The National Women Football Association has commended Super League teams that owe women’s Football teams for embracing the development.
The Chairperson for the Association Suzgo Ngwira has made the remarks in reaction to news that three more Super League teams have finalised their arrangements of owing a Women’s Football team in line with Caf requirements.
The Daily Times reported that Kamuzu Barracks, Civil Service United and Blue Eagles are the latest Clubs joining Nyasa Big Bullets and Moyale Barracks in owning Women’s Football Team.
The Servants have finished their process of buying the Central Region giants, Skippers FC whereas Kamuzu Barracks are on the verge of acquiring Destiny Academy Girls FC of Mponela in Dowa District. Blue Eagles have made the decision to found their own team rather than acquiring the already existing team.
Destiny Academy Girls FC Founding Directors said they have already finalised the process with Kamuzu Barracks on August 4, 2022.
He has already written a letter to the Central Region Women’s football Committee informing them about the development.
Part of the letter reads, “I wish to inform you that Destiny Academy Girls FC has been taken by or sold to Kamuzu and will henceforth be called MDF Lionesses Women’s football Club. The remaining fixtures that were for Destiny will be dully fulfilled by MDF Lionesses.”
On the part of Civil Service United, the General Secretary Ronald Chiwaula has confirmed that the process of acquiring Skippers is in final stages.
“Since this is the first time for us to own and run a Women’s football team, we are still in a transition process,” said Chiwaula.
Reacting to the news, Suzgo Ngwira said the development shows that women’s Football is heading to the right direction.
“The future of our game looks bright. This is showing that we are heading to the right direction,” said Ngwira.
Confederation of African Football announced that Clubs that are willing to participate in the Continental Football like Champions league and Confederation Cup must own a women’s Football Club and Fam Club licensing and compliances manager, Casper Jangale said the requirements will also be applied to domestic league in the near future.