Fatma Samoura started her new job at CAF. FIFA’s SG now holds the position of FIFA’s Delegate-General for Africa. She herself announced the news on social networks.
“On August 1st, my term as FIFA General Delegate for Africa began. This means that I will work with CAF for 6 months to support the development of African football while ensuring good governance and transparency,” she wrote on twitter.
He added: “‘I would like to thank CAF staff for their warm welcome and their motivation to move Africa forward. Together, we will work for the development of African football”.
CAF and FIFA decided to appoint, by mutual agreement, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura as “FIFA’s Delegate General for Africa” for a period of six months, from August 1, 2019 to January 31, 2020, renewable with the prior agreement of both organizations.
Samoura will be assisted in the performance of his duties by a group of experts who will work closely with President Ahmad and his team on a number of themes, including oversight of CAF’s operational management, including the administrative and governance procedures, the efficient and professional organization of all CAF competitions, and the growth and development of football in all CAF countries and regions.
Samoura will continue to serve as FIFA Secretary General during her tenure at CAF and may delegate her duties to the FIFA administration in accordance with relevant and applicable internal regulations.