Football: Poor pitch, no dugouts, insufficient changing rooms among issues in WPL

Deloitte Women's Premier League
Four months into the Deloitte Women's Premier League (WPL) season, the competition has been plagued by issues such as poor pitches, the absence of dugouts and insufficient changing rooms. ST PHOTO: SYAMIL SAPARI
Deloitte Women's Premier League
Four months into the Deloitte Women's Premier League (WPL) season, the competition has been plagued by issues such as poor pitches, the absence of dugouts and insufficient changing rooms. ST PHOTO: SYAMIL SAPARI
Deloitte Women's Premier League
Four months into the Deloitte Women's Premier League (WPL) season, the competition has been plagued by issues such as poor pitches, the absence of dugouts and insufficient changing rooms. ST PHOTO: SYAMIL SAPARI
Deloitte Women's Premier League
Four months into the Deloitte Women's Premier League (WPL) season, the competition has been plagued by issues such as poor pitches, the absence of dugouts and insufficient changing rooms. ST PHOTO: SYAMIL SAPARI
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SINGAPORE - Four months into the Deloitte Women's Premier League (WPL) season, what had seemed like a breakthrough year for the women's game has also seen plenty of teething issues surface.

In May, the seven-team WPL was launched to much fanfare after a two-year hiatus owing to the pandemic, with audit firm Deloitte becoming the league's first title sponsor in a three-year deal worth more than $300,000.

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