• Why I appointed Samoura as FIFA secretary general – Infantino explains

    Why I appointed Samoura as FIFA secretary general – Infantino explains

    As football buffs around the world wonder the rationale behind FIFA’s appointment of Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura as the new secretary general of the world body, FIFA president Gianni Infantino has explained why the 54 year old Senegalese got the nod.

    Still subject to passing an eligibility check, Samoura who will replace acting secretary general Markus Katttner in mid-June, has worked for the United Nations since 1995, when she led UN humanitarian efforts in Chad and Nigeria.

    According to Infantino, “Fatma is […]