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Mbidi to prioritize women’s football development

Mbidi to prioritize women’s football development

22 December 2016 – Newly elected Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA), Vice President, Frans Mbidi recently said the Association will prioritize women football for the next five years under the leadership of Cosafa, President Phillip Chiyangwa.

NFA President, Frans Mbidi was voted in as vice-president for the next five years and he said that women football will take centre stage.

We now need to redouble our efforts to grow Cosafa. Our predecessors have done a great job in bringing the institution where it is today. we have a mammoth tasks with specific emphasis on women football and development thereof.”

Furthermore he said, that more competition needs to be organized for the ladies for their game to grow as well. “we shall need to organize the same number of competitions as we do with the male counterparts”.

meanwhile, at the elective congress held earlier in last week, five additional people joined the executive committee in their role as ordinary members, with the successful candidates being General Pedro Neto (Angola), Andrew Kamanga (Zambia), Sameer Sobha (Mauritius), Alberto Simanga (Mozambique) and Walter Nyamilandu-Manda (Malawi), who has served as an ordinary member on the outgoing exec.

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