Upon several postponement of the championship which allows promotion of clubs from the two zones due to regional issues and some organizational challenges, the Women League Board have scheduled Friday, January 19, to begin the Championship.
The Southern zone championship will take place at Robert Mensah Stadium in the Central Region, while that of the Northern zone will be played at the Wesley College park in Kumasi.
The 6 day championship will see 6 clubs from the Southern zone and 5 clubs from the Northern zone, who will be battling for the single slot promotion to the 6th edition of the National Women’s League this year.
Army Ladies from Greater Accra, will be making their first appearance at the championship, and will be joined by Halifax Ladies. Haasports Ladies will seek to redeem the image of the Western Region, after Holy Royals bounced back from the league, a season after gaining promotion. Anlo Ladies, who have been dominating the Volta Region for the past few years, will making their second attempt after placing third in the previous event held in December 2016 at Sekondi.
Valued Girls, from the Eastern region would also fight to be the first team in the region to play in the Women’s league, while the host region, Combined Forces, are another team to watch out for, as they will like to Host and win.
With the competition mostly keener in the Northern zone, Dreamz ladies and Supreme ladies, from Ashanti region will leave no stone unturned as they battle it out with the likes of Candy Soccer Academy from Brong Ahafo, Savannah Ladies from Northern Region and Future Queens from the Upper East region.
All clubs are expected to arrive at the venue on Friday, January 19 while balloting for the fixtures of the championship and next host region will be done early Saturday morning.
All Clubs will be receiving a subsidy by the GFA, according to the Women’s League Board.
Real Upper ladies were relegated in the Northern zone after enjoying 2 seasons in the National Women’s League.
Ampem Darkoa Ladies won their second Title in a row last season after beating Ladystrikers by 1-0 in the play off last year.