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NWFL Releases Licensing Conditions Ahead Of New Season

As the football community in Nigeria’ awaits the lift of ban on contact sports, the Nigerian Women Football League(NWFL) is poised to run and implement guidelines to clubs in sync with NFF/NWFL regulations.

According to the release signed by the Chief Operating Officer of the NWFL Mrs Faith Ben Anuge, all clubs shall be eligible to participate in the premiership upon the fulfilment of the club licensing requirements.

Henceforth a minimum of two women coaches or two women officials will sit on the technical bench in line with FIFA/CAF regulation with special focus on encouraging development and integration of women participation in football at all levels.

Clubs must submit to the NWFL an audited annual report of their activities as follows

A) indebtness, profit or losses

B) Sponsorship

C) A clear evidence of payment of players salaries in the previous season

D) A detailed list of category of salaries of players for the new season.

Clubs must insure all registered players covering Injury, accident and in the case of death.

The NWFL in her quest for development in the technical area also will henceforth frown at coaches not qualified or licensed to sit on the technical bench of various clubs.

A) A list of coaching crew with details , attached credentials of which minimum requirements/certification will be NIS Advanced course of study.

Uncertified NIS or equivalent coach will not be eligible or qualified to access the technical bench during matches in the upcoming league.

The Nigeria Women Premier League is the top level league for women’s association football in Nigeria. 

It is the women’s equivalent of the men’s league, the Nigeria Professional Football League. Founded: 1990


National Stadium Complex,  Lagos.