FIFA donates to Women Super League

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The Federation for International Football Associations (FIFA) on Thursday donated football attires and training equipments to the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Women Super League clubs.

The NFA Women Desk Coordinator Jackey Gertze praised FIFA for their continuous support for the girls’ game in Namibia.

“FIFA have always been there for us. They have always supported our programme, but this one is big, very big, because all clubs in the league will receive playing gears and training equipments such as cones and all. We are very grateful to FIFA and looking forward to the gesture”, Gertze said.

FIFA has been very instrumental in creating a pathway for Women football development in Namibia starting from Coaching, Refereeing, Player development, Establishment of national age based structures for NFA women football amongst others.

With the introduction of NFA Women Super League in 2011, The NFA Women desk Manager (Jacqueline Shipanga has approach FIFA to help the Association to kick off this league in order to have a platform where the top players can play in order to boost the performance of the national teams. All NFA Women National Teams are participating in FIFA and CAF qualifiers (U/17, U/20 and Senior team).

FIFA has therefore decided to help the well established structures of the NFA Women Desk by giving the NFA N$ 100,000 to administer the WSL and will provide training equipment and attire to all members of the League.

With this handover taking place few days before the season's final round of matches this weekend things are looking pretty good for women football in Namibia.