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The Confederation of African Football(CAF) has outdoored it’s strategy for women’s football known as the five pillars as part of its initiative in improving and paying attention to female football on the African continent.

Under the five pillars which is CAF’s women’s football strategy are:


Accelerate the growth of the women’s game at all levels all across Africa by facilitating more playing opportunities for women and girls and providing increased and improved training opportunities for technical staff involved in the women’s game, and linking capacity building courses to development programs and competitions.


Competitions are the greatest drivers of football development. To increase the number of women’s competitions for clubs notably the CAF Women’s Champions League.

Social Impact

To leverage the power of football to socially impact on African women and girls positively. Also, the use of football as a tool to educate the girl child, empower and encourage participation.

Marketing and Promotion

Create a strong and unifying women’s football brand for Africa that leverages African values and has regional and global appeal, fueled by the spirit of family, passion and culture.

Professionalism and Leadership

To ensure our efforts towards the growth of the women’s game are sustainable by working with stakeholders to professionalize the structures surrounding women’s football on and off the field and increase in female administrators.