Football Kenya Federation has on Thursday, October 12, 2023, organized the inaugural Club Licensing workshop for FKF Women Premier League Clubs for the 2023/24 season.

The three-day workshop brought together officials from the 12 clubs who are to be taken through an overview of the Club Licensing process, specifically, the Legal, Infrastructure, Youth, Financial and Administrative criteria that the clubs are meant to meet going forward.

This workshop aims to help the club officials familiarize with the rules and regulations, promoting and improving professionalism at club level, ensuring that clubs have appropriate management and organization, and improving the clubs’ sporting infrastructure as well as improving the economic and financial capacity of clubs.

“We are collaborating with women’s clubs in the league, empowering them to establish structures and providing guidance in club management and administration to improve the professionalism of the game.” Echoed Deputy President, Doris Petra.

Gaspo Women CEO, Salome Njeri appreciated the role to be played by the adherence to club licensing saying, “It brings structures to our clubs, everyone is able to know their roles and contribute to the club, if our clubs do well, women football also does well.”

Club licensing is a regulatory system established by the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) to ensure that football clubs participating in CAF competitions meet specific standards and criteria encompassing sporting, infrastructure, administrative, legal, and financial aspects.

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