Fatma Samoura honoured in recognition of her achievements as Secretary General; Progress in women’s football and development schemes central themes of speech; Vows to continue work against discrimination after stepping down at the end of the year. Fatma Samoura has received the Choiseul Grand Prix award at a ceremony in …Read More »
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has announced the winners of the 2023 AWIEF Awards during a glamorous awards ceremony that took place on Friday night in Kigali, Rwanda. Many inspirational and outstanding African women entrepreneurs excelled this year in creating opportunities and positively impacting lives and communities, …Read More »
FIFA’s Fatma Samoura to receive inaugural Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Lifetime Leadership Award!
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) have announce that FIFA’s first female and non-European Secretary General, Fatma Samoura, has been selected as the recipient of the inaugural AWIEF Lifetime Leadership Award. Fatma Samoura will be presented with the AWIEF Lifetime Leadership Award at the 9th edition of the …Read More »
FIFA’s Fatma Samoura & Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus to share stage in unique World Football Summit panel!
World Football Summit , the biggest international events business dedicated to the football industry, is proud to announce a unique panel discussion featuring two leading figures from the world of sport at its WFS Europe event in Sevilla, on September 20/21, 2023. FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura and Nobel Laureate …Read More »
Amid the excitement around the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, AWIEF is thrilled to announce Fatma Samoura, FIFA Secretary General, as a Keynote Speaker at the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) 2023 Conference. Senegal-born Samoura is the first African and first woman to hold the role of Secretary …Read More »
FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura to receive the World Football Summit Lifetime Achievement Award!
The World Football Summit, the biggest platform dedicated to the football industry, and APO Group, the leading pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, are proud to announce that FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura has been selected as the recipient of the inaugural World Football Summit Lifetime Achievement Award. …Read More »
FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura will leave her role at the end of the year after seven years in which she played a pivotal role in transforming the organisation, restoring its credibility and breaking down barriers. “It was the best decision of my life to join FIFA,” says FIFA Secretary …Read More »
FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura has completed the first leg of a three week visit to Australia in advance of the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup – Australia & New Zealand. The FIFA Secretary General arrived last week in Sydney/Gadigal where she remained for several days before departing for …Read More »
Fatma Samoura ended a four-day visit to Senegal on Friday 24 March. Once again, the development of women’s football in Senegal was at the heart of discussions at a seminar which concluded her stay. Accompanied by a FIFA delegation consisting of Sarai Bareman, FIFA Chief Women’s Football Officer, and staff …Read More »
After a busy first two days on an official visit to her native Senegal, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura and a FIFA delegation devoted today on March 23, 2023 to two important pillars for the future of Senegalese football: infrastructure, with the laying of the foundation stone for the Demba …Read More »