The Nigeria Football Federation Acting Director of Competitions, Ruth David, is among key officials in the organisation of the qualifying tournament for the maiden edition of CAF Women’s Champions League competition, after being appointed as one of the match commissioners in the tournament slated to be held in Cote d’Ivoire.
Other Nigerians in the team are Felicia Okwugba (who will serve as Technical Instructor), Yemisi Akintoye (Referee), Friday Mfon (Assistant Referee) and Promise Uwaeme (Information Technology) at the tournament in Abidjan, 15th – 30th July.
Nigeria’s Rivers Angels (winners of the Super 6 tournament held in Ijebu-Ode) is among the six teams that will participate in the championship. Others are: Association Sportive de la Police de Niamey, Niger Republic; Onze Sours de Gagnoa, Cote d’Ivoire; Hasaacas Ladies Football Club, Ghana; Amis du Monde Football Club,Togo and Union Sportive Forces Armees, Burkina Faso.
The inaugural edition of the CAF Women’s Champions League competition will be held in Egypt later this year.