MEET FIFA’s FIRST FEMALE SECRETARY GENERAL, SENEGAL’s FATMA SAMOURA

Hello Hello…After all the drama at FIFA here is some good news πŸ˜‰

Meet FIFA first female Secretary General, FATMA SAMOURA. Not only is the the first woman but also the first African and non-Euopean to hold the position.

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The FIFA Council today appointed Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura of Senegal as FIFA Secretary General (SG). Ms Samoura is a 21-year veteran of United Nations programmes who is currently the UN’s Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Nigeria. The announcement was made by FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the 66th FIFA Congress in Mexico City.

β€œFatma is a woman with international experience and vision who has worked on some of the most challenging issues of our time,” President Infantino said. β€œShe has a proven ability to build and lead teams, and improve the way organisations perform. Importantly for FIFA, she also understands that transparency and accountability are at the heart of any well-run and responsible organisation.”

Source: FIFA. Read the more here

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