Women’s Growing Love for Football

  • by Teakisi
  • Jul 02, 2014
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Over the last decade female participation in official sports has grown quite significantly, and football has been no exception. Through growing competitions such as the female Champions League and even the female FIFA World Cup, women are now taking to football as a career option which was not necessarily the case just three decades ago. […]

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A First: African Woman Elected to FIFA Executive

Today FIFA, football’s governing body elected a woman to become the first executive board member of this male dominated organisation. Burundi’s Lydia Nsekera is that woman. This 45 year old was appointed to the executive committee a year ago on an interim basis as part of FIFA’s reform program. Delegates approved a new rule that […]

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