The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed Ivory Coast as the host for the 2023 CAF Women’s Champions League.
Following a meeting held by the body’s executive committee, Ivory Coast, who will also be hosting the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) set to take place from 13 January to 11 February 2024, Ivory coast were announced as the hosts of the third edition of the competition which the country will be using to test its facilities.
“The Executive Committee announced Côte d’Ivoire as the next host country of the CAF Women’s Champions League 2023. The staging of the CAF Women’s Champions League 2023 will enable Côte d’Ivoire to test the facilities that will be used for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023.
The dates will be confirmed in due course,” the statement from CAF confirmed. Initially, Morocco were also bidding to host the tournament they organized last year but the North African nation withdrew their bid in support of Ivory Coast.
Ivory Coast will be holding the third edition of the continental showpiece after two successful events. The inaugural edition held in 2021, which was won by Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa, was hosted in Egypt. The second edition, which was hosted in Morocco last year, was bagged by ASFAR, a club from the host nation.