Fouzi Lekjaa, president of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF), announced in July 2019, his desire to create the first women’s football league.
From words to action, 6 months later, the FRMF has proudly announced the creation of its National Women’s Football League (LNFF).
The LNFF will manage the national competitions including the championships that will be composed of two divisions, including 12 clubs for the D1 and 33 clubs for the D2, which will be divided into 4 groups (North, Oriental, Central and South).
The commencement of the women’s football championship will start on the weekend of December 14th and 15th for the 2019-2020 season.
Ms. Khadija Ila who was elected as the first president of the LNFF for a four-year term has set the goal of promoting women’s football to the general public and advertisers, particularly through television broadcast of certain matches, in order to make women’s football more popular.
The LNFF It will also strive to find financial support that is crucial to sustain the development and practice of women’s football. Indeed, it will be among other things to respond to material and infrastructure problems.