The Federation of Uganda Football Association has confirmed that the champions of this year’s FUFA Women Super League will represent Uganda in the inaugural CAF Women Club Champions League.
The tournament will be organised by the Confederation of African Football, and will involve the top women’s club teams of Africa for the first time in Africa.
The new developments were confirmed by the FUFA Executive, a policy making organ that takes key decisions regarding football matters in Uganda on a quarterly basis.
On Friday 30th April 2021, the FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo chaired the 24th FUFA Executive Meeting in the board room of the Executive House-FUFA Complex in Mengo and key decisions were taken.
“The Champions of the 2021 FUFA Women Super League will represent Uganda in the inaugural CAF Women Club Champions League. FUFA announced on their website.
“The Zonal qualifiers will run from July 17th to 1st August hosted by Kenya to determine the CECAFA representative for the Finals due in November this year in Morocco.”
In this year’s FUFA Women Super League, UCU Lady Cardinals will face Lady Doves on Wednesday 5th May with the winner representing Uganda the zonal qualifiers.
On 30 June 2020, the creation of the CAF Women’s Champions League was approved by the CAF Executive Meeting and the tournament will be launched in 2021.
The format in the first edition will see champions of each of the six CAF Zones play for a spot in the competition, they will be joined by the hosts and a wild card entry.
It will feature two group of four teams each with the top two reaching the semi-finals.