Riyadh — Saudi Arabia will launch the first women’s football league in the country during the upcoming months to form the first women’s national team, informed the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Football Association, Yasser Al-Mishal.
Al-Mishal said as he revealed the strategy for the women’s sport on Thursday, “Strategy for Transforming Saudi Football,” in the presence of Minister of Sports Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal in Riyadh.
“We will increase the number of competitions in all regions to 50 competitions by 2025,” Al-Mishal said. “We aim to reach more than a thousand Saudi female players soon.”
“We aim to develop the Saudi football system by renewing the structure of competitions and using technology to identify and develop talent skills, and many other goals that will contribute to building a promising future for Saudi football,” he added.
Al-Mishal stressed that the comprehensive strategy would put Saudi football on the right path for encouraging competition in the sport and for the Kingdom to become one of the top countries in football. “We’re targeting to create a national team that will be among the top 20 by 2034.”