Fatma Samoura appointed FIFA General Secretary

Q.  Which African American woman will assume the role of FIFA Secretary General for the first time?
- Published on 16 May 16

a. Datma Samoura
b. Fatma Samoura
c. Fatima Samoura
d. Fatimah Samourah

ANSWER: Fatma Samoura
54 year old Fatma Samoura will assume the role of FIFA general secretary before mid June after undergoing an eligibility check

She is currently
  • Decision was taken by FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the 66th FIFA Congress in Mexico City.
  • She is currently UN’s Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Nigeria.
  • She is fluent in French, English, Spanish and Italian.

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