Magic considered for inaugural Women's Champions League

24 February 2021 | Sports

LIMBA MUPETAMI

WINDHOEK



There will probably be international matches lined up for Tura Magic, if all goes well.

Tura Magic, the 2019 Women Super League winners, may get a chance to compete in the newly established Confederation of African Football (Caf) Women's Champions League qualifiers.

This is according to Jacky Gertze from the NFA Women's Department.

There has been no official statement, but Gertze explained that Tura Magic will be taking part in the Champions League qualifiers because they won the 2019 Women Super League.

“The Champions League only has one participating team from each country participating in its qualifiers.

And the team from Namibia is Magic.

No cup winner is competing in that qualifier because the participating team must have played and championed a competition played over minimum six months,” she said.

This means that if Galz & Goals win the Women's Super Cup final on Saturday, they won't qualify because the Cup is only five weeks old.

Shama Gure, coach of Magic, said he heard that they might be taking part in the Cosafa Women's Challenge, but was not sure about the Caf Women's Champions League.

He said he would not pay too much attention to the matter until he receives an official letter instructing them to start preparing.



Proposed rules

The CAF Women's Champions League is a proposed annual international women's association football club competition in Africa.

The tournament will be organised by the Confederation of African Football, and will involve the top women's club teams of Africa. It is the female counterpart of the CAF Champions League.

The tournament will consist of eight teams which will be determined through qualifiers to be held in each of Caf's six regional zones.

In addition to the six teams from the zonal qualifiers, the host country will provide another team and, for the inaugural tournament only, a second team from the same region as the host country will be drafted in.

When it will kick off hasn't been formally communicated.

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