CAF invites Perpetua Nkwocha for Women’s Champions League Draw

By Harry Awurumibe, Editor Abuja Bureau

Apparently for her huge contributions to the development of ’s football in the continent, four-time CAF ’s Player of the Year Award winner, Perpetua Nkwocha has been invited to attend the draw ceremony of the maiden CAF ’s Champions League set to hold on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 in Cairo, .

The former Super Falcons goalpoacher’s presence at the glamourous event was confirmed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on its website on Tuesday just as Nkwocha played for Nigerian Champions, Rivers Angels FC of which will participate in the competition.

According to the information on the CAF website, other names expected to attend the draw include players Merihan Yehia and Alia Zenouki from the Egyptian club Wadi Degla FC.

The Nigeria striker, Nkwocha, won six CAF ’s Africa Cup of Nations (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010, and 2014) with the Super Falcons and ended up top scorer at three editions in 2004, 2006, and 2010 of the competition.

She is a four-time winner of the award of the African ’s Player of the Year (2004, 2005, 2010, 2011) and also has a book on her name titled: African Football Living Legend: The Perpetua Nkwocha Story, published in 2012 by Harry Awurumibe, who is also the author of Genesis of ’s Football in Nigeria (1991).

The draw will be conducted by the CAF Director of Competitions, Samson Adamu who will be assisted by the invitees to draw the lots

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