The Moroccan Football Federation is set to host the inaugural CAF Women’s Champions League competition, three months after becoming the first North African country to win the bid to host the African Women’s Cup of Nations.
Social media celebrates South Africa’s “SheRef”, Akhona Makalima’s CAF appointment. Makalima is the only female selected to officiate at the upcoming 2021 U20 Men’s Africa Cup of Nations in Mauritania.
The 2020 COSAFA Women’s Championship is set to be the first women’s internationals staged on the African continent since Covid-19 wreaked havoc.
Leading women in sport have backed the introduction of the African Woman in Sport and Global Woman in Sport categories for the 2020 Momentum gsport Awards as gsport4girls commemorates the 15th edition of the country’s leading women’s sport recognition platform.
Mind Sports South Africa President, Amanda Pakade, heads into her second term in office after having made an immediate impact at the organisation over the past year. Pakade reveals how she’s had to adapt to life during a global pandemic, the challenges of keeping MSSA afloat and looking forward to the future.
SAFA senior NEC member, Natasha Tsichlas, lauds the recent ground-breaking development move by CAF to establish an annual CAF Club Women’s championship.
At the 2019 Momentum gsport Awards, Karabo Mokgalagadi walked away with the Woman in Radio award, and has since seen her career take off. She tells Celine Abrahams about being promoted to Sports Editor at leading North West commercial radio station, YOU FM, and reveals her five-year plan.
International Olympic Committee Young Leader, Mathatho Manaka’s role to promote social development through sport in the country and communities has enabled her to touch the lives of many young athletes. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her passion for sport, pursuing her Master’s Degree and greatest ambition.
The players have continued to put in the hard yards in terms of their training during lockdown, and I commend them for that.” – SA Rugby CEO, Jurie Roux, following news that the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup won’t go ahead due to Covid-19.
Banyana Banyana stalwart, Noko Matlou, the first South African player, male or female, to win the CAF African Footballer of the Year Award, speaks to Celine Abrahams about her achievements. She also chats about her plans to develop the next generation of female footballers on the continent.