Women's World Cup - What Africa Players Endure While FIFA Watches
The Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday with South Africa, Morocco, Zambia, and Nigeria representing the continent. However, there's been one scandal after another in the build-up to the tournament. Boycotts have taken place because of missing contracts, low pay and poor pitches. And Zambia's coach has been accused of sexual misconduct.
Short payments, the gender pay gap, poor working conditions, sexual abuse and unfair treatment still plague the women's football teams in Africa, and on a global scale for women who play the beautiful game.
Promise Joshua wonders why FIFA isn't stepping up to sort out (at least) the Nigerian and South African soccer federations.
Why Isn't FIFA Red Carding Africa's Soccer Bodies Over Women's Low Wages?
allAfrica, 18 July 2023
With the Women’s World Cup launching this month, FIFA is still siding with corrupt national football federations over women players. Across Africa, wage theft for female… Read more »
Africa's World Cup Women - Unfairness Unveiled
DW, 18 July 2023
Four African teams are competing in the Women's World Cup -- but their enthusiasm is eroded by poor labor conditions, unfair payments and sexual abuse. DW looks at what Africa's… Read more »
Safa Shenanigans Dull Banyana Banyana's Shine in World Cup Build-Up
Daily Maverick, 18 July 2023
Mere days before a second successive Fifa World Cup appearance, all eyes should be on Banyana Banyana. Instead the South African Football Association keeps stealing the team's… Read more »
Inside Banyana Banyana Camp in New Zealand
SAFA, 18 July 2023
Glen view Primary School, Whitby Collegiate, Postage Primary, Maraeroa Primary, Whitford Brown Specialists Centre, Tiarangi Primary, Pautahanui Primary) chanted "Banyana Banyana"… Read more »
Nigeria, South Africa, Morocco and Zambia Could Cause Upsets at Women's World Cup Football
The Conversation Africa, 18 July 2023
Morocco and Zambia are making their Fifa Women's World Cup debut in 2023. South Africa must recover their morale after a pay dispute and Nigeria once again leads the charge for the… Read more »
South Africa's women footballers will face a tough task Down Under as they come up against Argentina, Italy and Sweden in Group G at the Fifa Women's World Cup.
It took a ... Read more »
Africa's women soccer is ready for the World Cup 2023, with kick-off set for July 20. The tournament will be hosted by Australia and New Zealand through until August 20, ... Read more »
Banyana Banyana were crowned African champions after their 2-1 victory against the Atlas Lionesses of Morocco in the final of the TotalEnergies Women's Africa Cup of Nations 2022.