FIFA’s new secretary general is the first African and first woman to hold the job — Quartz

FIFA, the governing body of world soccer, appointed Senegal’s Fatma Samoura as its new secretary general. Not only is Samoura the first woman to ever hold the post, she is also the first African and non-European to do so. Samoura replaces former secretary general Jerome Valcke, who was fired last September and banned from soccer…

via FIFA’s new secretary general is the first African and first woman to hold the job — Quartz

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