Football

New Dawn For Women’s Football

Our women have made every sport, won championships in individual and team sports, and have enjoyed the euphoria of being on the podium.
10 Mar 2021 14:57
New Dawn For Women’s Football

Last Saturday was a historic day for women football in the country.

For the first time in history, women footballers played in the newly formed Women’s Super League.

It is a huge milestone for women’s football, that has come of age in time to make the very most of such a moment.

Across the world, women’s league is growing in popularity and while we have just stepped in, we must step up and take the sport to the next level.

While the misogyny of the past has somewhat been rooted out, sexism, unfortunately, has not completely disappeared.

And now it is our time to be fluent on the point of obliterating that mindset by embracing inclusiveness that our women so deserve.

Every effort must be made to help and support them, and hopefully have them earn a living out of the beautiful sport soon.

With the proper training and development in the tactical and technical area and with a special focus on diet and conditioning, the country will produce stars in the making.

Our women have made every sport, won championships in individual and team sports, and have enjoyed the euphoria of being on the podium.

‘Yes, they have’, and with time our women footballers will make the country proud. We just need to be patient.

The first six teams Women’s Super League is the way forward for the country for competition and identifying players for the nation, who will be justly proud to represent.

The new league is funded through FIFA’s new women’s development programme and the Fiji FA hopes it can evolve into a professional competition by 2023 and needs to be championed.

Labasa, Ba, Suva, Rewa, Nadroga and Tailevu Naitasiri compete in the Women’s Super League, with the remaining 12 clubs to contest a second-tier competition.

For women’s football, it is the dawn of the new era, football has triumphed.

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