Burundi FA President Elected As FIFA’s First Ever Woman Executive

Nsekera_805215572 geneva;”> The 46-year old football administrator has headed the Burundi Football Association since 2004 and she will serve in the FIFA committee for a period of four years. She makes another landmark for women in football administration after last year becoming the first woman to be co-opted to the executive committee.

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website geneva;”> She has also served at FIFA’s organizing committee for the 2008 and 2012 Olympic football tournaments as well as a member of independent governance committee set up in 2011 to tackle corruption within the world soccer governing body.

This is the first time in 109 years that a woman sits in the committee


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