Saudi Professional League aligns women’s football with AFC criteria


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Tue, 2021-05-04 15:16

RIYADH: Women’s football in Kingdom took another major step forward when the licensing committee of the Saudi Professional League clarified the requirements that clubs need to meet in order to participate in the Women’s Football League, according to a report in Arabic sports daily Arriyadiyah.

In line with Asian Football Federation (AFC) standards, the committee announced that entry into women’s competition must satisfy Grade C, which is a best practice recommendation level that can be upgraded at a later date to a higher, mandatory standard that involves certification.

New regulations are set to raise the standard fo Saudi women's football at all levels. (Supplied/SPL)
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