FIFA elects new Secretary General

By iSportconnect | May 13, 2016

The FIFA Council has appointed Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura of Senegal as FIFA Secretary General (SG).

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.

Infantino said: “Fatma is a woman with international experience and vision who has worked on some of the most challenging issues of our time, clinic

“She has a proven ability to build and lead teams, medicine 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.”

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