The National Sports Authority has cleared a total of four Hundred and Forty-three female Footballers who have qualified to receive Allowance from the Youth Employment Agency.
A total of 496 Footballers from the 16 elite Women league clubs applied for the Government sponsored allowance, but after vetting from the National Sports Authority, only 89% qualified to receive the allowance for the next six months.
According to the NSA, applicants who are already beneficiaries of various forms of institutional allowances, stipends and salaries from state agencies and corporate organizations were not considered for this package.
The Package is meant for one thousand (1,000) athletes, but a total of one thousand five hundred and fifty one (1,551) athletes applied for the allowance and went through the vetting process conducted by NSA
Eight hundred and eighty six (886) athletes have so far been cleared to qualify as beneficiaries.
A supplementary list of the remaining one hundred and fourteen (114) slots will be submitted later after prospective athletes who have some pending documentation issues have been cleared by the vetting committee.