2018 Women’s AFCON launch on March 23

The 11th edition of the Total Women’s African Cup of Nations (AFOCN) organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and to be hosted by Ghana will officially be launched next week Friday, March 23, 2018.

This was disclosed by the Chairperson for the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the competition, Freda Prempeh, in an interview with TV3 Sports in Accra. According to her, work is currently on-going on all levels to ensure that, the country puts up a fine competition in November this year.

“Everything is going on smoothly. We have prepared very well for the competition. There have been an inspection from CAF and they are expected to come for the second inspection. We will officially launch the competition on March 23 2018″ she said.

The LOC Chairperson also touched on work being done on the venues set aside for the competition. “The Accra Sports Stadium and the Cape Coast Sports Stadium will host the matches. We are also working on the Legon Sports Stadium, and the Achimota Park, which will be the training pitches for the teams that will be based in Accra.

“The Ndoum Sports Stadium and the Robert Mensah Sports Stadium will also serve as training grounds for the teams in Cape Coast. So, I can say preparation is going on very well and we can’t wait to get the competition started”.

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