In observance of International Women’s Month, Northern Mariana Islands Football Association president Jerry Tan applauded the continuing advancement of women’s football in the CNMI during NMIFA’s celebration of AFC Women’s Football Day 2021 last Sunday at the NMI Soccer Training Center in Koblerville.
During the ceremony, Tan said in the global arena, football is known to be a predominantly male sport. However, he is proud to say that that is not the case in the CNMI as NMIFA strives to give equal importance and support to its women’s program.
“That’s why it’s not difficult for NMIFA to organize the annual Women’s Football Day every March because we have a solid program behind it and this is something I am very proud of,” he said.
Tan explained that he is proud of the eagerness and ongoing participation of women and girls in football. .....
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