The Head of Women’s Football of Asian Football Confederation visits Bhutan
The Head of Women’s Football of Asian Football Confederation Mrs.Bai Lili, visited Bhutan on a 5 day(6th October- 11th October) trip under the Women’s Assistance Programme (WAP). The programme’s main objective is to provide the various Football Federations in AFC with a customized development programme to grow Women’s Football in the country from grassroots to elite football.
During her stay, Lili met with the General Secretary of Bhutan Football Federation and held a meeting with the Technical Team. She also watched a few matches of the ongoing Kelme Women’s National League. She also visited the Gelephu Girls’ Football Academy, where she made some practical observations, met with the coaches and shared some words of inspiration to the players as she is also a former Chinese National Player (pro at the age of 16).
The visit and support from AFC will be of momentous importance for the development of Women’s football in the country. Her visit will enable the Women’s Department to prioritize its development programmes, and set target goals and timelines that will promote the development and growth of Women’s Football in Bhutan.