Bangladesh Football Federation has decided to continue the women’s football league from this season to spread the game among girls.
The BFF has announced that the Women’s Football League will be held from the last week of October this year.
The BFF made this announcement at a press conference at BFF headquarters in the capital’s Matijheel on Thursday.
The federation officials informed media that they want to begin the league with six to eight women teams initially.
The country’s football authority has produced a club licensing application manual for women’s league in order to ensure a consistent and transparent evaluation.
According to the BFF Club Licensing Regulations, each of the interested football teams must have a head coach and an assistant coach.
The minimum level of the head coaches’ qualification is the AFC C certificate course. However, it is not necessary that the assistant coaches have any document of their qualification.
The clubs must be equipped with well infrastructural elements including minimum level of training facilities and club secretariat (office).
The clubs must be organized with a full-time Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or General Secretary or General Manager, a full-time club coordinator and a full-time media officer.
According to the regulations, the club coordinators and the media officer must have sound qualification in English and computer. Apart from these two qualifications, the media officers must be experienced in dealing media and journalists.
Each of the interested clubs must have a professional legal entity permitted by the government. Every club also must ensure that it has adequate annual budget to continue their activities in an unobstructed manner.
All clubs wishing to obtain a license shall submit all the supporting documents, as required by the Manual to BFF to participate in the `Women’s Football League 2019′.