Communicator in charge Women’s Football League in Morocco, Fatima Bartali, has stated the the country’s anticipation towards it maiden host for the Women’s African Cup of Nations.
Madam Fatima, believes the Moroccan people are relinquishing this opportunity that would also help in the development of both club and national team development with the participation of other African teams.
“People in Morocco love and breathe football. And hosting this WAFCON is a big Heaven for us, especially since we have launched a women’s football development project 2years ago.
A lot of things have changed for; example it’s now easier for our girls to play football and to have a contract with a club”, she stated.
“Morocco have hosted alot of big events like futsal cup of nations, u-17 cup of nations and club’s World Cup”.
“Today, Morocco is ready to receive and to welcome all the national teams, journalists and the supporters for this important competition”.
Three cities, Casablanca, Rabat and Marrakech have been selected to host this year’s WAFCON with 12 participating countries. It also serves as a qualifier for the next FIFA Women’s World Cup.