FUFA Women Super League reigning champion Lady Doves have been given the green light to take part in the Inaugural CAF Women Champions League.
The competition that will take place for the first time, next season, will feature Women champions of different countries across Africa.
It was approved by CAF early this year will Lady Doves sealing the ticket to represent Uganda after winning the 2021 FUFA Super League that was played at FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru.
Through their website, CAF confirmed that Lady Doves had been fully licensed to take part in the competition.
“Reference to the club licensing process for the CAF Women’s Champions League Egypt 2021, we acknowledge receipt of your federation’s communication of the licensing decisions in which the First Instance Body (FIB) granted the license for the engaged club Lady Doves WFC based on the
fulfilment of the CAF Club Licensing criteria set for the aforementioned competition. Read part of CAF’s communication.
“According to the CAF competitions and club licensing regulations, all engaged clubs must undergo a licensing process at the Member Association level and have been granted a license to participate in the aforementioned competition.
“Thus, and in respect of the above, the engagement of the club Lady Doves WFC for the CAF
Women’s Champions League Egypt 2021 is validated.
“We would like to use this opportunity to commend your continuous efforts in the implementation of club licensing at national level, as we continue the quest for professionalization of our clubs with solid foundations and to raise the level of our African football.”
Lady Doves who will be Uganda’s first ever representative in the competition, defeated UCU Lady Cardinals 2-1 in the final of the FUFA Women Super League on May 5th.