The Sudan Women League kicked off on Saturday, 26th December 2020 for its second edition. With regard to Coronavirus pandemic, the league opened with a limited supporters’ attendance.
The opening game saw Hilal El Obeid defeating Mourda El Obeid 7-0 on Obeid Stadium. While Al Ahly and Nogom Al Salam had a 1-1 draw at the same group.
The 2020-21 season includes 23 teams divided on four groups in Khartoum, Obeid, Kadougli and Wad Madani. Each group has six teams while Obeid includes just five. Top two teams of every group reach the next round, with Khartoum group given two more tickets reserved for last season’s winners Al Difaa and runners up Al Tahadi, whatever their positions in the group are.
Mervat Hussein Al Sadig, Head of Women Football in Sudan’s Football Association, confirmed next season 2021-22 will see a Super Women League for the top ten teams. While the remaining sides compete in a lower division, as a part of Women Football development plan.
The remaining groups will kick off next January. It will be with Khartoum group opened on 30 December when Al Difaa and Al Tahadi renew their rivalry.