Christian Chukwu, a former Green Eagles captain and former Super Eagles coach, on Monday urged the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to introduce a Champions League for the continent’s women footballers.
Chukwu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the league was imperative to improving women football in Africa, especially at the club side level.
He said such a development would encourage and facilitate the establishment of competitive and virile premier leagues in African countries.
“If CAF introduces a club championship cup competition for women, it will be very nice for women football development in Africa.
“The only challenge would be financing, because I don’t see government sponsoring it since they have found it difficult to sponsor the men’s premier league,” Chukwu said. Read more