Sibanda optimistic of raising women’s football

The women’s national football super league has been scheduled to kick-off in mid-June under the new leadership of Miriam Sibanda who took over from Mavis Gumbo after winning elections last month.

Sibanda optimistic of raising women’s football
Sibanda optimistic of raising women’s football

The women’s football league was last active in 2012 and has been non-existent since Marange Diamonds pulled out as the title sponsors.

Sibanda told The Zimbabwean the board that met for the first time on Saturday has selected four board members responsible for the development of women’s football in the country.

“The board members are responsible for development of the game from grassroots level in terms of skills of the players on the pitch, coaching as well as referring,” she said.

“There is need for the women players to resume playing the league so that they get active. I travelled with them when they played against South Africa in a friendly match early this month and I noticed with concern that they are not in a good form.”

Sibanda said she have since her inauguration as the new Women’s Football Boss received great support from the people she leads.

“I have so far received the support that I expected coming into office and the new board has the responsibility to source some funding for the league so that women’s football is promoted,” she said.

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