Sudan’s first women’s football leagues kicks off

Sudan’s first women’s football leagues kicks off

01.10.19 / Sudan’s first ever women’s club football league began on Monday in the capital Khartoum. The first match of the championship, which involves 21 clubs, was attended by Sudan’s new Minister of Sport Wala Essam and some Sudanese and foreign diplomats.

“This is a historical game not only for women’s sport but for Sudan,” Essam told reporters as the political climate in Sudan is changing. “We will give special attention to women’s sport and women’s football.”

Full story at France 24


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