The Confederations of African Football (CAF) has validated the status of Ampem Darkoa Ladies Football Club as Ghana’s sole representative in the upcoming CAF Women’s Champions League after fulfillment of the CAF Club Licensing criteria.
A validation letter sent to the Ghana football association GFA reads;
“Reference to the club licensing process for the CAF Women’s Champions League 2022 (WCL), acknowledge receipt of your federation’s communication containing the licensing decisions in which the First Instance Body (FIB) granted a licence to the following engaged club based on the fulfillment of the CAF Club Licensing criteria set for the:
• TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League: Ampem Darkoa Ladies Football Club
According to the CAF competitions and club licensing regulations, all engaged clubs must undergo a licensing process at the Member Association level and been granted a licence to participate in the CAF inter-clubs. Thus, and in respect of the above, the engagement and participation of the club in the CAF women’s Champions League 2022 is validated.”
CAF also stated that, in accordance with a CAF Club Licensing regulations, the “licensees” (Ampem Darkoa Ladies) are required to respect during the entire season all the criteria and conditions for which the licence was issued, while in case of known violations, the club and the GFA may incur disciplinary sanctions.
CAF also took the opportunity to commend the GFA for continuous effort in the implementation of club licensing, as the quest to build a solid foundation and professionalization of our clubs increase across the continent.